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Mon, 06/07/2009 - 09:29

Eduard Kokoity: “The agreements signed between the Parliament of South Ossetia and the State Duma of the Russian Federation set the ground for the development of our parliamentarianism”

Solid traditions of parliamentarianism had developed in South Ossetia to share experience in parliamentary activity with other states, stated the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity in his welcoming speech to the participants of the Round-table “Development of parliamentarianism – development of South Ossetia’s Statehood”, held in Tskhinval. We are building up normal relations. The agreements signed between the RSO Parliament and the State Duma of the Russian Federation set grounds for the development of our parliamentarianism”, stressed Kokoity.
”Today we should discuss not only the issues related to parliamentarianism, but also security, because the territory of South Ossetia is the Caucasus, the region with persistent security threats. We should do our best to ensure security and stability here”, emphasized the President.
Eduard Kokoity wished the participants a fruitful work.

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 09:27

Konstantin Kosachev: “Revolution times had passed and we should take a path of steady and well-thought development”

Hasty decisions with adoption of a new Constitution of South Osseti and amendments introduced in the Constitution, are not always optimal, stated the Chairman of the RF State Duma for International relations Konstantin Kosachev who arrived in Tskhinval to participate in the Round-table “Development of Parliamentarianism – a successful development of statehood of the Republic of South Ossetia”. According to Kosachev, Russian MPs and experts were willing to offer to their South Ossetian colleagues with the Russian experience in constitutional development. “The essence of this experience in the fact that through a transitional period, when power institutions are just developing, hasty decisions in relation to adoption of a new Constitution, or amendments to it, are not always optimal.

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 09:26

Eduard Kokoity met with the Parliament Speaker

A working meeting between the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity and hte Parliament Speaker Stanislav Kochiev. During the meeting, Stanislav Kochiev told the president about the results of his trip to Moscow, where he had meetings with Ambassadors of various states in the Russian Federation. According to the Speaker, he had meetings with the Ambassadors of Cuba, Nicaragua, Moldova, etc.

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 09:25

Mothers of South Ossetian citizens abducted by Georgia address Barak Obama

At the threshold of the visit of the US. President Barak Obama to Moscow, the mothers of the South Ossetian kept in Georgia addressed the US. President with a request to influence the Georgian authorities so that they release their children detained in Georgian prisons upon false charges.
“No matter where in the world human rights are violated, Barak Obama pays much attention to their observance. Mothers of the abducted persons do hope that even the Georgian authorities will listen to his opinion and the US. President will show his sympathy and will help with bringing the children back to their homes”, said David Sanakoev.
According to him, “13 South Ossetians are still in detention in Georgian prisons. Seven of them were declared missing by the Georgian authorities, though we have proofs, including video material, that these people are detained by the Georgian law enforcement bodies and that they are subjected to tortures. This was repeatedly voiced at the Geneva discussions”.