Archive - 17/6/2009


Wed, 17/06/2009 - 15:45

The First Session of the Parliament Took Place

The first session of the newly elected Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia was held today in Tskhinval. Representative of the RSO government headed by the RSO President Eduard Kokoity, the Central Election Commission members. The session was presided by the oldest member of the Parliament Nikolay Dzagoev.
The chairperson of the Central Election Commission Bella Plieva reported on the pre-election campaign and the election process, the 31 May voting and on the CEC activities in general.
The session proceeded with the MPs electing the Mandate Commission and the Parliament Secretariat.

Wed, 17/06/2009 - 15:43

Relatives of abducted citizens of South Ossetia held a protest action

Upon the arrival of the representatives of the EU, OSCE and UN in Tskhinval an protest action was held at the entrance to the Government building, where with their slogans up demanding for release of their beloved ones, the relatives of SO citizens abducted by the Georgian law enforcement bodies met the delegation. They requested for facilitation in releasing the detainees form Georgian prisons. The head of the delegation Pierre Morel promised to get as much information as possible about the fate of the detainees and stressed that his and his colleagues’ visit aimed at assisting the matter.

Wed, 17/06/2009 - 15:29

Representatives of OSCE, EU and UN visited South Ossetia

A delegation of the EU, OSCE and UN arrived today in South Ossetia: Special Representative of the OSCE CiO Christopouolos Charalampos, UNOMIG Senior Political Officer Atanas Baltov and the EU Envoy Pierre Morel, as well as other representatives of these organizations.
In Tskhinval, the visitors were received by the Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Boris Chochiev.
At the beginning of the meeting, Chochiev stressed that issues related to security and non-use of force by Georgia remained the most important for South Ossetia. “We are happy that the last meeting focused on these issues. This is one of the points in Medvedev-Sarkozy plan, which should be implemented. Therefore, it is necessary to elaborate a document which would guarantee security”, said Chochiev.