President Leonid Tibilov received a delegation of North Ossetia

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 11:12

President Leonid Tibilov has received the delegation of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, headed by the Chairman of the Parliament Alexei Machnev.

The delegation arrived in Tskhinval to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia.

The delegation has also included the Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of North Ossetia Gary Kuchiev, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Social Affairs and Health Vitali Bazzaev, members of the North Ossetian parliament.

Opening the meeting, the President welcomed the guests and noted that in South Ossetia "are always glad to meet their brothers.
"Speaking about the celebration of an important date, Leonid Tibilov said that the South Ossetian deputies for 25 years, since the 90s, are engaged in strengthening of the statehood.
He has also noted that North Ossetia always provided assistance to South Ossetia, including, in the development of the first legislative acts of the Republic in the difficult 90s.

"Today, South Ossetia, recognized by our strategic partner- the Russian Federation, - is moving forward with confidence. We are proud of the high-level relations between South and North Ossetia, "- he added.

Speaking about the implementation of the Treaty of Alliance and Integration, Tibilov has noted that all the addendums have been practically finalized, and their implementation will start soon.

Referring to the prospects of accession of South Ossetia to Russia, Tibilov has stressed that it is necessary, first of all, to observe the law and not subject to political risks our strategic partner – Russian Federation.

"Now we are working on the legal component of this issue. There is a process of consultations, including between the parliaments of South and North Ossetia ", - he said.

Leonid Tibilov thanked the guests for their visit.

Alex Machnev, for his part, thanked the President for the warm reception and conveyed greetings on behalf of the Acting head of North Ossetia Bitarov.

"We are very glad to take part in the festivities. For any parliament 25 years - is a long period, and for your Parliament - special.
All these years, the country was living in difficult conditions and now reached a stage of peace building ", - he said.
The Cooperation Agreement between the parliaments of North and South Ossetia, which is expected to be signed soon, according to Machnev, will bring closer the two republics.

"I wish you peace and prosperity, we will be always with you", - he added.
At the end of the meeting, Leonid Tibilov presented state awards to the guests.

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