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).

Ответы Министра иностранных дел РЮО

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.

The answer of the South Ossetia Minister for Foreign Affairs Murat Dzhioev to the question of information agency ‘Res’

Georgian mass media has started again to bring up the question of delivering of so-called neutral passports to the residents of South Ossetia and Abkhazia by Georgian authorities these days. It has been reported about extremely negative reaction of Abkhazian authorities to the attempts of some international organizations working in Abkhazia to distribute these passports among the residents of Abkhazia. The reporter of ‘RES’ Agency asked the Republic of South Ossetia Minister for Foreign Affairs Murat Jioev to comment the problem of ‘neutral’ passports.

The answer of the Republic of South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Kuzmich Jioev to the Question of South-Ossetia Information Agency ‘Res’

Question. Joint NATO-Georgia conference is being held in Tbilisi. The main subject of the conference is joint plans of Georgia with North-Atlantic Alliance. In your opinion what such a close collaboration of NATO and Georgia can result in?

The answers of the Republic of South Ossetia Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Kuzmich Jioev to the Questions of Radio Station ‘Golos Rossii’.

A number of bilateral agreements between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation were concluded. What is their effect?

The Interview of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Murat Jioev to the State Television and Radio Company ‘IR’ on the occasion of South Ossetia Diplomacy Day

Tomorrow on 28 May by tradition South Ossetia Diplomacy Day is marked in the Republic of South Ossetia. The appearance of this remarkable day is connected with the fact that on 28 May 1992 the first Government of the RSO was formed at the session of Supreme Soviet of the Republic of South Ossetia. And the Ministry of Foreign Relationships was a part of it. The Ministry of Foreign Relationships was a prototype of present-day Ministry of Foreign Affairs. By tradition we have been marking South Ossetia Diplomacy Day since then.

The Answer of RSO Minister of Foreign Affairs to IA «Res» Question Pertaining to US State Secretary Statement

Question: Please comment the statement of US State secretary Hillary Clinton that “Washington will go on try for de-occupation of Georgian territories”.

A reply of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia to IA “Res” Question Concerning the Act of Adoption of RSO State Independence on 29 of May 1992

QUESTION: On 29 of May 1992 Supreme Soviet of the Republic of South Ossetia adopted an Act of RSO State Independence. What was the role of this Act in the case of achieving of independence?

Reply of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of RSO to IA “Res” on the Main Conclusions of the EU Commission Headed by Heidi Tagliavini on the Investigation of Circumstances of Armed Conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008

Q. European Parliament supported the main conclusions of the report of the independent international EU commission headed by Heidi Tagliavini on the investigation of circumstances of armed conflict in South Ossetia, in line with it the war in South Ossetia was launched by Georgia. Do you think that Tagliavini’s conclusions will influence on the policy of the West support of current Georgian regime?

An interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Murat Djioev to “Res” Information Agency

Question: How can You comment ms Heidi Tagliavini’s statement at PAEU that it was Georgia who launched 2008 August war?