A memorandum between the heads of archive departments of the RF and RSO has been signed in Tskhinval

Mon, 27/04/2009 - 18:55

Specialists from the Russian Federal Archive agency, representatives of Archiving Services of North Ossetia and Sverdlovsk oblast are visiting Tskhinval, South Ossetia, to sign a memorandum on cooperation with South Ossetia.
Kirill Chernenkov, the Head of department for international relations of the Federal Archive Agency, told about the purpose of the visit.
"The agreement on friendship and cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia envisages establishment of contacts in various fields, including cultural ties. We have prepared the draft memorandum on cooperation, which was signed today by heads of Archive departments of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation. We would also like to see the situation on the ground and the state, in which the SO archives are after the August events and what assistance could be provided to promote development of the South Ossetian Archive department", he said.
The importance of this occasion was stressed by the Head of RSO Archive Department Khetag Tadtaev. "Today, we are signing the cooperation memorandum with our Russian colleagues. This memorandum has several points, one of which envisages professional trainings for our staff; our colleagues will also help us with information. It has been twenty years that were had lived in an informational vacuum, and this had an impact on the work of our department. The memorandum will favor our joint work," he stressed.

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