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 Message of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh G. Petrosyan to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Dzhioev M.K.

Dear Murat Dzhioev,

Heartily congratulate You with the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of South Ossetia!

The 8th of April 2011 became the important period in modern history of RSO.

This day was adopted the Basic Law of the Republic of South Ossetia as a state, proclaimed by its high value personal rights and freedoms of the people, and its primary obligation - protection of these values. Sure, that each year this celebration day will add to the people of fraternal South Ossetia enthusiasm, joy and confidence in future.

Commentary of press-bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in connection with the statement of state minister of Georgia on reintegration

State minister of Georgia on reintegration Ekaterina Tkeshelashvili at the hearings in Georgian parliament on April 15 2011 proposed to issue to citizens of South Ossetia and Abkhazia “neutral” passports without Georgian symbology what ostensibly let their owners to go abroad and to learn there at the expense of fund of president of Georgia.

The Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Osetia in connection with the Constitution Day of RSO

On the 8th of April 2011 in South Ossetia is celebrated the Constitution Day in the Republic of South Ossetia.

The Statement of the Ministry of Forieghn Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia about the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Оn 11-15 April 2011 in Strasburg will start the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PAСE), where among other subjects is planned to discuss Georgia’s commitments observance as a member of this authoritative international organization.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia draws attention of the members of PAСE to the fact that Georgia demonstratively continues ignoring the undertaken international obligations, implementation of which was a condition of the acceptance of this country to the Council of Europe.

Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

On 25 March Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Murat Dzhioev received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the Republic of South Ossetia Ugo Khose Garsija Ernandes based in Moscow.

During the meeting the issues of bilateral cooperation between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela were discussed as well as the prospects of further development of relations between the two states.

The Answer of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RSO Kazbulat Tskhovrebov to the Question of the Information Agency “Res”

Question: There is information on ‘Wikileakes’ site confirming that it was President of Georgia M. Saakashvily who unleashed hostilities in August 2008. But at the same time the authorities of Georgia keep on accusing Russia of military aggression against Georgia and consider South Ossetia to be an occupied territory. Your commentary.

Information of RSO Foreign Ministry in connection with the 20-th anniversary of Ered tragedy

On 18 of March 2011 in the Republic of South Ossetia passed a memorable events dedicated to 20-th anniversary of chocking tragedy happened in the vicinity of Ered village.

Greeting telegram to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia

South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Jioev sent a greeting telegram to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia Sergey Mironovich Shamba in connection with his jubilee.

The telegram says in particular:

“I testify to You the assurance of my unfailing respect, and I am given an honor in the name of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and personally from myself to pass You sincere anniversary greetings.

The Report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on the Geneva Talks - 15 on Security in Transcaucasia

The recurrent fifteenth round of Geneva talks on security in Transcaucasia was held on 4 March 2011. The delegations from the Republic of South Ossetia, the Republic of Abkhazia, the Russian Federation and Georgia under the auspices of the EU, OSCE and UN participated there. .

The Answer of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RSO Kazbulat Tskhovrebov to the Question of the Information Agency “Res”

Question: There is information on ‘Wikileakes’ site confirming that it was President of Georgia M. Saakashvily who unleashed hostilities in August 2008. But at the same time the authorities of Georgia keep on accusing Russia of military aggression against Georgia and consider South Ossetia to be an occupied territory. Your commentary.