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).

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Statement of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

From August 31 to September 3, the official delegation of the Republic of South Ossetia led by the Chairman of the Parliament of South Ossetia Kochieva S.Y. visited the Transdniestria Moldavian Republic, which was celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the proclamation of independence. The delegation also included Deputy Foreign Minister of South Ossetia Tskhovrebov K.I. and the Head of Translation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia Tadtaev S.Y.

Commentary of South Ossetia Foreign Minister D.G. Sanakoyev

The media continues to discuss the article from the newspaper "Izvestia" published on 14 August 2012. It reported that allegedly to the order of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia L.Kh. Tibilov "several Georgian villages located to the north of the capital of the Republic will be taken down” in South Ossetia. Current and former Georgian politicians are concerned about this article as well as some representatives of international organizations, including the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Mr. Vollebaek.

Comments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia on the statement adopted at the NATO summit in Chicago

In a statement issued after the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 21, 2012, the member states of NATO, supporting Georgia's aspirations to join NATO called on Russia "to deny its recognition of the Georgian regions South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states and to reduce the Russian military presence in these regions."

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in connection with Hillary Clinton's statement at a press briefing in Batumi

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia is deeply concerned about Hillary Clinton statement made on June 5 at a briefing in Batumi on the "recognition of so-called neutral passports for the residents of South Ossetia and Abkhazia."

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

August 15-17, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the Republic of South Ossetia Hugo Jose Garcia Hernandez paid a working visit to South Ossetia.

During the visit, Ambassador Hernandez was received by the President of the Republic of South Ossetia L.Kh. Tibilov. He also had a talk to the Minister of Foreign Affairs D.G. Sanakoyev.

Decree of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia on assignment of Sanakoev D.G. of diplomatic rank of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador.

To assign diplomatic rank of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Sanakoev David Georgievich – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia.

President of the Republic of South Ossetia
L. Tibilov
Tskhinval
July 18, 2012

Commentary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in connection with the developments in Syria

Expanding in Syria crisis causes more and more concern in South Ossetia. Coming from this state news are witnessing of another armed incidents, bloody terrorist acts in Damascus and numerous victims among the peaceful population. Today Syria faces difficult times and first of all due to the so called foreign well-wishers who from the one hand proclaims democracy and from the other arms nailers thus pushing opposing sides to further fierce and irreconcilable confrontation.

Commentary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia in connection with the Georgia MFA statement

In the statement of Georgia MFA disclosed on July 16, 2012 was expressed concern apropos of the visit of Land Forces Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Vladimir Chirkin to South Ossetia who ostensibly “in violation of Georgia’s state border visited occupied by Russia Georgian regions Tskhinval region and Abkhazia”.

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

On July 14, 2012 in the capital of South Ossetia are under way the memorable events dedicated to the Peacekeeper’s Day. 20 years ago sharp on the bases of Agreement of main principles of Georgian-Ossetian conflict settlement signed by Heads of Russia, Georgia, North and South Ossetia on June 24, 1992 in the town of Sochi, in georgian-ossetian conflict zone entered tripotide peacekeeping forces. They become a buffer between conflicting sides.

Interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, David Sanakoyev to news agency "Res"

- How do you assess the activities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to your appointment? Which areas in the department you wish to strengthen and what measures you are going to do about it?

-The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has done a great job over the years. I think that all necessary actions have been carried out at each stage by the Foreign Ministry.