Ministry of Internal Affairs of South Ossetia: New Passports of citizens of South Ossetia are being issued step-by-step
South Ossetian Interior Ministry denied the information, as if a large number of passports of citizens of South Ossetia had been issued on the eve of presidential elections in the Republic. As reported to IA "Res" by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic, since May 20, 2011 the Interior Ministry issued 6825 new passports to the citizens of South Ossetia.
"The passports were being issued step-by-step, there was not mass issuance of passports on the eve of the election", - was stressed at the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
It was also noted by the law- enforcement agency that during the mentioned period the Interior Ministry had received 30 applications from the citizens about a loss of passports.