JPKF Headquarters announcement

29/07/2008 - 15:47

On 26 July 2008 from 12:35 to 15:20 JPKF tripartite military observers team and OSCE Mission in concert with water pipeline specialists from Georgian and Ossetian sides monitored Edis – Tskhinval waterpipe. The purpose of the monitoring was to confirm the information of new illegal holes at this section.

Taras Shamba awarded with RSO Friendship Order

29/07/2008 - 15:45

The President of the Republic of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity by his decree rewarded with RSO Friendship Order the President of Global Abkhaz and Abazin peoples congress Taras Shamba.

Vladimir Ivanov: «Five overflights of aircraft registered in conflict zone»

22/07/2008 - 16:21

JPKF observation posts report of another violation of Georgian-Ossetian air space.

During the period from 21:10 19July to 5:05 20 July 2008 five overflights of aircraft were registered in the conflict zone at the heights of 3000 meters observed from the RF JPKF observation posts «Kverneti», «Prisi», «Pauk». Violation of the conflict zone air space is a rough infraction of Joint Control Commission regulations on Georgian-Ossetian conflict settlement of 30 July 2002 «Of non-sanctioned flights of aircraft over the zone of JPKF responsibility in Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone».
JPKF Commandment-in-Chief insists on strict implementation of accepted agreements by the sides and on cessation of artificial aggravation of tension in the conflict zone. All the co-chairmen of JCC were informed of the fact of transgression.

Mikhail Mindzaev: «Georgian side has put in claims to release Goginashvili, otherwise the hostages will be tortured every hour»

22/07/2008 - 16:19

The Republic of South Ossetia MIA is continuing the negotiations on releasing of peaceful citizens detained by Georgia on 20 July evening. This was stated by RSO Minister of Internal Affairs Mikhail Mindzaev. «Presently we are negotiating with Georgian side on releasing of innocent people. But Goginashvili will not be released until inquiry is over»-said Mindzaev. Teimuraz Goginashvili, born in 1952-Georgian, citizen of RSO, was detained by RSO MIA on suspicion of series of murders with aggravating circumstances.

RSO KGB press service announcement

21/07/2008 - 13:59

The Republic of South Ossetia KGB informs that in September 2007 Georgian special services were planning a large-scale terrorist act in Tskhinval. It was planned to plant a bomb in «Alan» hotel which hosted the delegates of VI All Ossetian Forum from different countries. The persons suspected in preparing of this terrorist act were detained by RSO KGB. They gave evidence of getting mission to pass and plant an explosive device in «Alan» hotel on the eve of the VI All Ossetian Forum by the Georgian special services.

Georgian side took four Ossetians hostage

21/07/2008 - 13:58

On 20 July approximately at 23:00 the Georgian side took four citizens of the Republic of South Ossetia hostage. As RSO MIA press service has informed they were at their relatives in Georgian town Gori and were detained on their way back.

European Union delegation’s visit to South Ossetia

17/07/2008 - 17:03

European Union’s delegation headed by the Special Representative of EU at South Caucasus Peter Semneby arrived to the Republic of South Ossetia. The delegation consisted of Robert Lidell, the first Adviser EU delegation to Georgia, Frederic Veslau and Rasa Ostrauscait, the political advisers of EU Special Representation at the Southern Caucasus.

Marat Kulakhmetov: «I see only one way out, only one solution – to sit down at the negotiating table and to resume the dialog»

12/07/2008 - 14:23

«The peacekeeping contingent is fulfilling its duties in existing format. There are some new nuances but the work is going on»-stated to mass media the Commander of Joint Peacekeeping Forces in Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone major-general Marat Kulakhmetov.
Commenting the situation created lately in the conflict zone the Commander o JPKF stated that «it began on 3 July when two diversion and terrorist acts was committed
within a day and lately a tension increased after commitment of Georgia’s MIA armed structures to the vicinity of Eredvi and Sarabuk.

Eduard Kokoity: «The assurances of Kondolisa Rais of US support were understood in Tbilisi as an encouragement for their aggressive policy»

11/07/2008 - 16:49

Launched by Georgian politicians and mass media hysterics shoes the readiness of Tbilisi for further escalation of tension in relations with South Ossetia and Abkhazia. This was stated by the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity in the interview to IA «Res». He has also noted that «as it was more than once Georgia designedly went in for hysterics».