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Q:Representatives of the European Court of Human Rights has recently announced that they didn’t find grounds for examining several lawsuits, related to the events of the armed aggression in August 2008, in which citizens of the Republic of South Ossetia accused the Georgian armed forces of life-threating actions. How could you comment on these actions of the ECHR in relation to the South Ossetian citizens?

The European Parliament has prepared a draft resolution, which, inter alia, urges the Georgian authorities to “try to extend the benefits of the AA [EU-Georgia Association Agreement] and the DCFTA [Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area] to the populations of Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia”.

As it became known, the draft document on the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement has been approved by the Foreign Affairs Committee and put on the agenda of the plenary session in Strasbourg this week.

Following a request from Georgian online edition Netgazeti, Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister commented the statement of Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, addressed to “the highest authorities of Russia”.

Q: - What can you say about the address of Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili to the highest authorities of Russia?

President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov, during a meeting with the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions, confirmed the firm position of the Republic aimed at a peaceful and civilized solution of all existing issues, said Foreign Minister of the RSO Dmitry Medoev in a comment to the news agency “Res”.

The South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitrii Medoev, heading the executive group on ensuring the holding of the presidential elections in the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia, gave an interview to Res IA where told about the work conducted and the importance of this political event for the Republic.

Q: What has been done by the executive group, you are heading, to ensure the holding of the Russian presidential elections in the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia?

15.11.2017 A meeting of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Anatolii Bibilov, who arrived in Moscow on an official visit upon the invitation from Russian leader, took place in Novo-Ogarevo presidential residence yesterday. According to experts, the meeting can be called a successful one.

Our edition contacted Dmitrii Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, a participant of the negotiation, and he agreed to give us a brief interview.

The South Ossetian Foreign Minister stated about the necessity to extend international contacts 21:30 17.10.2017

Rome, October 17, 2017 – RIA Novosti, Sergey Startsev. South Ossetia (the Republic of South Ossetia) continues its diplomatic work on further recognition of the Republic and extension of international ties in different regions, stated the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Dmitriy Medoev in the interview to RIA Novosti, organized during his working visit to the Apennines.

- Nine years ago diplomatic relations were established between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation. What are, in your opinion, the results of the development of South Ossetian-Russian relations over this time? What is their significance not only in framework of intergovernmental format, but in view of strengthening stability and security in the South Caucasus?