Archive - 21/5/2009


Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:23

Geneva Consultations Resumed

The suspended Consultations on stability and security in South Caucasus resumed today in Geneva, reported the RSO Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Boris Chochiev.
According to Chochiev, "the Abkhaz Delegation decided to return to participation in Geneva discussions due to changed wording in the finally received report of the UN Secretary General about the UN Mission in Abkhazia".

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:20

An ammunition cache found in the borderline village in South Ossetia

On 20 May at 12:20, the RSO law enforcement bodes found an ammunition cache in the south-east part of Eredvi village. The cache contained spare parts for self-made explosive devices and foreign weapons. Currently, necessary investigation actions are carried out and combat engineers at the spot. Journalists are not allow to the location where the ammunition cache was found.

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:17

A terrorist act has been prevented in South Ossetia

According to Interior Ministry of South Ossetia, the ammunition cache found in the village of Eredvi was meant for a terrorist act. As the source in an investigation crew working on the sport explained, “the ammunition cache contained mines, detonators, and other devices needed for self-made explosive devices.”
“According to primary findings, those, who had set this ammunition cache, were planning to install a device for a terrorist act”, reported the investigation crew member.

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:11

Russian Orthodox Church has again provided South Ossetia with humanitarian assistance

Russian Orthodox Church again brought humanitarian assistance to war-affected people in South Ossetia. IA RES learnt this from Oleg Kalimullin, Consultant of Department for Church External Relations.
According to him, “the humanitarian aid includes kitchenware and bed-linen (270 sets) and hygienic items, which were handed over to Humanitarian Commission of South Ossetia. It is desirable that this assistance goes to those who completely lost their housing in rural areas of the republic”.

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 14:08

Press – release on the Results of the 5th Round of Geneva Discussions

The fifth round of Geneva discussions on security and stability in South Caucasus has finished. In accordance with the Medvedev-Sarkozy agreements of 12 August and 8 September, delegations of the Republic of South Ossetia, the Republic of Abkhazia, the Russian Federation, Georgia, and representatives of the EU, UN, OSCE and the USA participate on an equal basis.
It was possible to gather a joint session with all parties’ participation once the problems, which had complicated the discussions due to certain intrigues around the UN Secretary General’s Report, were overcome.