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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Diplomats from the CIS countries, Abkhazia and South Ossetia are participating in the Fourth Forum of Young Diplomats, which takes place on July 20-21 in Moscow. Officers of the South Ossetian Foreign Ministry represent the Republic.


The general topic of the Forum is “Information Technologies in Modern Diplomacy”.

Young diplomats from Abkhazia, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldavia, Tadjikistan and Uzbekistan take part in work of the Forum.

July 20 saw a meeting of the participants of the Forum with Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister, organized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Discussions with Leonid Slutsky, the Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee for the CIS Affairs, Konstantin Kosachev, the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, Andrey Krutskikh, the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation on Information Security, and with others are on the agenda of the Forum.

On July 21, 2017 the delegates will visit airport “Zhukovsky” where air show “MAKS-2017” takes place.

A final declaration is planned to be signed based on the results of the Forum.

The Forum was organized by the Council of Young Diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.


Tskhinval, July 20, 2017