The Federation Council ratified the Treaty of alliance and integration between South Ossetia and Russia

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 11:28

The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation ratified the Agreement on Alliance and Integration between the Russian Federation and South Ossetia.
Federal Law "On ratification of the Agreement on Alliance and Integration between the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia" was presented at the plenary session of the upper house by member of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs Alexander Totoonov.
As reported IA to "Res" by the senator`s assistant Katherine Tolasova, the Treaty was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov in Moscow on March 18. South Ossetian parliament ratified it on April 3 and the State Duma on June 19.
"The Treaty of Alliance and integration is the development of extensive juridical base of relations with a friendly South Ossetia, which has already consisted of 83 bilateral documents and relies on the so-called Major Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance. The new agreement fixes the intention of the parties to establish gradually closer cooperation in social, economic and humanitarian spheres, as well as in defense and security matters. It is a framework agreement and is intended to form the basis for conclusion of separate agreements on the mentioned areas ", - said Alexander Totoonov.
According to the parliamentarian, the Treaty fully meets the national interests of our country and corresponds to the line adopted by the President of Russia to render active assistance in the development of South Ossetia as a modern democratic state, strengthening of its international position, security and socio-economic formation of the country.
The senators unanimously supported the ratification of the document.

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