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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Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Farrukh Islomov, Head of the Representation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in South Ossetia, on June 22.


In the course of the conversation, issues related to the full range of activities of the ICRC Representative Office in South Ossetia were discussed. The Head of the Representation of the ICRC's Office informed the Minister about the most significant areas of work including humanitarian problems and plans for the near future.

The importance of the work of the Trilateral Cooperation Mechanism for the Search for Missing Persons was underlined.

Farrukh Islomov also congratulated Dmitry Medoev on his assignment and expressed gratitude to the leadership of South Ossetia for providing constant assistance to the ICRC's activities in the Republic.

Minister Medoev appreciated positively the ICRC's humanitarian activities in South Ossetia over the past years and expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation.


Tskhinval, June 22, 2017

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