Archive - 14/5/2009


Thu, 14/05/2009 - 19:34

Murat Djioev: “OSCE might open a special mission on the territory of South Ossetia”

‘We are ready for cooperation with all international organizations which are willing to get an objective picture of the situation in the South Caucasus”, said the RSO Foreign Minister Murat Djioev commenting on the Vienna discussion on the new working plan for the OSCE Mission.
”South Ossetia after August 2008 had repeatedly addressed the OSCE with proposals on identifying frames for future cooperation”, he reminded. “Unfortunately, so far our relations have not been setteled. OSCE cannot certainly work in South Ossetia as it did before the aggression of Georgia.

Thu, 14/05/2009 - 19:30

Next round of Geneva talks to take place on 18-19 May

The fifth round of Geneva talks on security in the Caucasus will take place on 18-19 May in Geneva, reported the Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Boris Chochiev. He underlined that “these are discussions, not negotiations on the situation related to Georgia’s aggression against South Ossetia”.

Thu, 14/05/2009 - 19:26

New Plan – OSCE's Clutching at Straws

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is desperately trying to save its Mission, which should finally leave the Caucasus end of June. On 13 May, Permanent Council of the OSCE with representatives of the 56 member states is planning to discuss another variant of further activities of this Organization in Georgia and South Ossetia.

Thu, 14/05/2009 - 19:21

The South Ossetian side’s representatives meet with the EU Military Monitors

A meeting between the South Ossetian side’s representatives and the EUMM was held, reported the Deputy Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Merab Chigoev.
According to Chigoev, “on 11 May we were called from the EUMM HQ and informed that an incident occurred to the EU military monitors in the vicinity to the village of Dvan at the Georgian-Ossetian borderline. “