Archive - 15/6/2009


Mon, 15/06/2009 - 19:01

Eduard Kokoity meets newly elected MPs

The RSO President Eduard Kokoitz met with newly elected members of Parliament (MPs). The president congratulated them on their victory in the Parliamentary Elections emphasizing the significant role and responsibility of the Parliament in the political life of South Ossetia.
"We have a huge work ahead and the main task of the Parliament is to consolidate the society as much as possible. The people followed you and they deserve gratitude for political wisdom, since the forces, which were not thinking about the people, did not join the Parliament. Let these people know that they will be brought account for all their pre-election statements. It is high time stop flinging mud at the people and the leadership of South Ossetia. I am firm in my position and call on you to be firm as well", said the President.
He underlined that the new Parliament should be more engaged in law-making process than were the previous MPs.
"All adopted law should be oriented at strengthening our statehood and creation of normal, favorable conditions for the population", stated Eduard Kokoity.

Reconstruction Projects were presented in South Ossetia

Presentation of design projects of private houses to constructed for the Republic residents, who lost their housing as a result of the Georgian aggression in August 2008, was held in South Ossetia. Twelve short-listed construction companies from Russia presented their house designs to the residents whose houses burnt down
"We should start a full-scale construction of private housing on the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia", said the RSO President Eduard Kokoity.
Representatives of the construction companies presented their designs of houses to be made of modern construction materials.
"All construction materials are environmentally and porous to ensure insulation and sound-proof in the houses", noted the representative of the Stavropol Construction Company "Interyug" Eduard Marchanukov.
The house designs differed in their appearance, but the space does not exceed 125 sq.m. All designs foresee independent heating system and facilities. The price per sq.m. is 23,000 RUR. Upon an ad hoc agreement between the house owner and the subcontractor, it is possible to increase the standard space and build up a garage, basement and other annexes.

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 18:53

Representatives of South Ossetia to participate in the Second Conference of the Geneva Call

The Second Conference of signatories to the "Act of Commitments to Observe Total Ban on Anti-Personal Mines and Cooperation in Mine Actions" proposed by Geneva Call will be held in Geneva 17-19 June. As the RSO Human Right Commissioner David Sanakoev to represent the South Ossetian side at the Conference told IA RES, the meeting aims at gathering together the signatories to the Act, as well as the sides, which did not sign it, but with which the Geneva call maintains a dialogue.

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 18:50

New round of Geneva discussions ahead

On 16 June, a delegation of representatives of the EU, OSCE and UN will arrive in SOuth Ossetia. The delegation includes the Special Representative of the OSCE Greek Chairmanship Christopoulos Charalampos, UN SG Special Representative Johann Verbeke and EU Envoy Pierre Morel and other representatives of these organizations.