Republic of South Ossetia is located оn the southern slopes of the Main Caucasus Range in the area of 3900 square meters. Тhe capital is the city of Tskhinval.
One-tenth of the surface occupied by the Republic of the foothills.
The rest of the territory - the mountainous terrain height from 850 to 3938 meters above sea level.
The highest point - Mount Halatsa (3938 m).

Greeting Telegram of the Republic of Abkhazia Minister for Foreign Affairs Maksim Gvindzhia to South Ossetia Minister for Foreign Affairs Murat Jioev on the Occasion of the National Holiday - the Day of the Republic

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The Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia sent a greeting telegram to South Ossetia Minister for Foreign Affairs Murat Jioev on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of South Ossetia - the Day of the Republic.

The telegram says in particular:

Let me testify to You the assurance of my highest respect, and send the warmest and the most sincere greetings on the occasion of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the South Ossetia Day of Independence!

20 September 1990 became for people of South Ossetia the triumph day of the historical justice, the declaration and foundation of your own state was logical as well. I have no doubts that your statehood will become stronger and develop in future for your citizens good! People of the Republic of Abkhazia which knows all the difficulties and victories on the way to achieve the independence shares whole-heartedly the solemnity of this holiday and joy of the brotherly nation of the Republic of South Ossetia.

We highly appreciate the relationships which were established between our countries, and we believe that these relations of friendship and solidarity, based on trust, fraternal respect and mutual understanding will be developing in the same direction.

Taking an advantage allow me to express the assurance of the deepest respect to You and wish peace, good, wellbeing and prosperity in the Republic of South Ossetia!”

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