Леонид Тибилов: Подвиг павших защитников Южной Осетии не будет забыт никогда

Wed, 08/08/2012 - 13:08

Leonid Tibilov: We`ll never forget the feat of the fallen defenders of South Ossetia

Memory action "We`ll remember everything ..." timed to the fourth anniversary of the war 2008, has been held in Tskhinval.

Visitors and residents of South Ossetia, the Alanian Diocese representatives, the leadership of the Republic passed a crossed procession from the Theater Square to the Defenders Square of the capital. Documentary films about the war were demonstrated on the screen, mournful music was playing, performed by the State Symphony Orchestra of Radio and Television of the Russian Federation, named after Sergei Rachmaninoff.

At 23:35 sharp, when four years ago, the Georgian armed forces launched a massive missile and artillery bombardment of Tskhinval, the tower bell of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin rang the mourning tocsin in memory of the innocent victims of the aggression.
President of the Republic Leonid Tibilov addressed to those gathered, noting that the tragic events of August 2008 would remain forever in the memory of the Ossetian people.
"On the night of August 8, 2008 South Ossetia was attacked by the Georgian army. The treacherous attack began at the time when the world attention was riveted on the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing. Were killed innocent civilians, young defenders of our country, the peacemakers, "- said Tibilov.
The President expressed his sympathy to the families of those killed during the war, stressing that the feat of the fallen defenders of South Ossetia would never be forgotten.
"We have gathered today to remember the names of those patriots who fell on the field of war in the name of the independence and recognition of South Ossetia. The South Ossetian leadership is assuring you that it will never forget the friends and relatives of the servicemen who perished on the South Ossetian soil ", - stressed Tibilov.
In turn, Russia's Ambassador to South Ossetia Elbrus Kargiev has said in his speech that aggression will not be repeated, and the Russian Federation isensuring security of the population of the Republic.
"Today we are mourning over the untimely death of women, children, old people, the wonderful guys from Tskhinval - patriots of their country and, of course, over the Russian peacekeepers. But there is also a reason for joy - South Ossetia can live a peaceful life and develop. As a representative of Russia, I say with complete assurance that the children of South Ossetia will never see the horrors of war. The guarantee of this is Russia and its political leadership, the leaders of our country, the diplomatic and military structures, which at the invitation of the Republic and by the will of the Ossetian people settled in South Ossetia ", - said Kargiev.
Representatives of delegations of North Ossetia and Abkhazia, the North Caucasian republics also addressed to those gathered with words of sympathy and support.

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