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).

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

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The 37th round of the Geneva International Discussions on Security and Stability in Transcaucasia is being run in Geneva on October 4-5, 2016. Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, is heading South Ossetia delegation.


Bilateral consultations between members of South Ossetia delegation and representatives of international organizations took place on October 4. Trilateral consultations between delegations of South Ossetia, Russia and Abkhazia will be held during the day.

South Ossetia party in Working Group I will as usual suggest making a joint statement on commitment to the principle of non-use of force. In addition, a discussion on current security situation on the ground will take place during the main working day of the round.

As an important step in maintaining security about South Ossetia-Georgia border South Ossetia party will once again propose to Georgian colleagues to get to cooperation in delimitation of the border between the states.

In Working Group II humanitarian issues, including the problem of missing persons search and preservation of Ossetian historical heritage on territory of Georgia, will be discussed.


October 4, 2016, Tskhinval