Archive - 5/7/2011

The statement of the Foreign Ministry of the RSO concerning the resolution adopted at the United Nations General Assembly session

On June, 29, 2011 the United Nations General Assembly has adopted the resolution «Position of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and Tskhinvalskiy region /South Ossetia, Georgia» Unfortunately, in this draft resolution, submitted by Georgia, only the unilateral politicized approach is represented having nothing in common with an actual state of affairs and with concern about the fate of the refugees One could see only aspiration of Georgia to support its claims on the sovereignty over the territory of South Ossetia and Abkhazia The resolution does not consider at all the situation which has really developed in the region, namely –the existence of two independent states- the Republic of South Ossetia and the Republic of Abkhazia-, recognized by a number of the countries -the members of the United Nations. Again the question was being discussed without the representatives of South Ossetia and Abkhazia who would be able to deliver the states` position in resolving of this important humanitarian problem to the United Nations General Assembly. However the US authorities have once again refused visas to the representatives of South Ossetia. It has caused regret that the countries which voted for the resolution have supported the ambitions of the Georgian leadership.

Tue, 05/07/2011 - 14:30

The Law about the "neutral" passports passed by Georgia has been apprehended with humor in South Ossetia

Nobody has apprehended seriously the Law passage about the rules of issuing the so-called "neutral" passports by the Parliament of Georgia in South Ossetia. It has been declared by the Chairman of the Law, Legislation and Local Self-government Committee of the Parliament of South Ossetia Amiran Diaconov. He has informed that these "documents" are illegitimate in the territory of South Ossetia. «The only identifying passport in the Republic is the passport of the citizen of the Republic of South Ossetia.