South Ossetia is invited to the "League of Friends of Abkhazia"

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 18:49

The delegation of the Abkhaz Parliament, which arrived at the celebrations on the occasion of the completion of the work of the sixth convocation South Ossetian Parliament, met with the head of state, Anatoly Bibilov. During the meeting, members of the delegation invited South Ossetia to take an active part in the work of the "League of Friends of Abkhazia".

“The idea of ​​creating an organization was born in the Abkhaz Parliament in 2018, by analogy with the “Friends of Crimea”. Today, taking this opportunity, we want to invite our brothers from South Ossetia to take an active part in this movement,” said Deputy Speaker of the People’s Assembly - the Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia Levon Galustyan, adding that relations between South Ossetia and Abkhazia are fraternal, friendly, allied.

“We would like to take this opportunity and once again thank you personally for the fact that you have been making every effort to actively develop these interstate relations. You have great prestige in our country, and let me convey to you an invitation from our president to visit Abkhazia at any time convenient for you,” said Galustyan, referring to Anatoly Bibilov.

He also noted positive changes in the Republic over the past two years.

“It is with great pleasure that we are today on the heroic land of Ossetia and are witnessing dramatic changes in the country. Of course, we rejoice in the success of the fraternal Republic,” he said.

Anatoly Bibilov, in turn, has noted that the friendship of the peoples of South Ossetia and Abkhazia is at the genetic level.

“Fraternal relations between our peoples were formed long ago, when our distant ancestors were friends and, according to many legends, exchanged children,” the president said.

The head of state called the creation of the Association "League of Friends of Abkhazia" absolutely correct and necessary.

“We can introduce this format in our country, indeed, we actually have a lot of friends, including observers who come to us and are not afraid of any sanctions. I think the new convocation of our parliament will join this idea, and we will work in this direction,” Bibilov stressed.

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