September 9 marks 13 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation.
On this occasion, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia D. N. Medoev sent a congratulatory message to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov.
The congratulation, in particular, says:
All these years, the diplomatic departments of our countries have been carrying consistent and painstaking work, as evidenced by a solid legal framework based on a large package of signed bilateral documents. During this time, the level of political dialogue has significantly increased, the scale of interstate cooperation is dynamically and confidently enhancing, and interaction in international affairs is strengthening and expanding. The strategic partnership between Tskhinval and Moscow occupies a priority direction in the foreign policy of South Ossetia.
I am convinced that the continuous deepening of ties based on the principles of mutual trust and respect, and the positive experience of cooperation accumulated over these years, will continue to contribute to the further progressive development of bilateral relations in the interests of our countries.