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, is taking part in the international conference entitled “Crimea in the International Context. Friends of Crimea”, which is being held in the Livadia Palace, Yalta on November 6-7, 2017.

Famous politicians, acting ministers, members of parliaments, public figures, representatives of cultural, business and media sectors were among the ninety delegates from thirty states, including China, Japan, Syria, Palestine, Israel, India and European countries, participating in the conference.

The conference started with a session entitled “Russia, Crimea and International Relations”, where discussions on sanctions against Russia and Crimea, rights of people for self-determination and the legitimacy of the Crimean referendum were held.

South Ossetain Foreign Minister Dmitriy Medoev participated in the session. On behalf of Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, he welcomed the attendees and expressed the warmest wishes to the people of Crimea.

A session entitled “Youth Diplomacy as a Tool for Development of International Cooperation” will take place on the margins of the conference.

Tskhinval, November 6, 2017