Leonid Tibilov: Russia is a strong and confident in its abilities and prospects country of a great international standing

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 11:40

June 12 Russian people celebrate an important political holiday – Russia Day. Today the Russian Federation meets this date as a strong and confident in its abilities and prospects country of great international standing. This was stated by the President of South Ossetia Leonid Tibilov at a state reception on the occasion of Russia Day in the Russian Embassy in the Republic of South Ossetia, where were also invited members of the government, MPs, heads of the town and district administrations, representatives of scientific and creative intelligentsia of the Republic.

The head of state has stressed that this holiday is a symbol of freedom and civic peace, unity of shared responsibility for the present and the future of Russia. He has also noted the vital role of the Russian Federation in the fate of South Ossetia and its people.
"Russia has always been close to those who needed its support. We remember very well the year 2008 and the invaluable assistance that the Russian Federation has provided to South Ossetia both in the international arena and in restoration and development of our Republic. South Ossetians, many of whom are citizens of the Russian Federation, celebrate this day with their compatriots, "- said the president.
In conclusion of his speech Leonid Tibilov wished the leadership and people of Russia all the best in further development and strengthening of their statehood.
In turn, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Ossetia Elbrus Kargiev thanked the head of South Ossetia for constant attention to issues that arise in the course of development of business relations between the leadership of the Russian Federation and the authorities of South Ossetia, stressing the clearly established and proven mechanism of interaction between the two countries.

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