The South Ossetian Foreign Minister Akhsar Dzhioev sent a congratulatory letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov on the occasion of the Unity Day.
The letter, in particular, reads:
National Unity Day has become a symbol of interethnic friendship, solidarity and mutual support of the peoples of Russia, calling to remember the values of peace, brotherhood and good-neighborly relations.
At all times, the multinational people of Russia have been famous for their strength of spirit, cohesion and unity, which helped them to survive in the most difficult travails. And today, carefully keeping in memory the deeds of many generations of their predecessors, the citizens of Great Russia, people of various faiths and nationalities, united into one whole, once again stood shoulder to shoulder to guard peace, goodness and justness.
Honorable Sergey Victorovich, South Ossetia highly appreciates the achieved level of interstate relations, cherish strong friendly and allied ties. I am convinced that the expansion of political dialogue, the development of comprehensive cooperation and the strengthening of partnerships will contribute to the retention of historical ties and further rapprochement of our fraternal peoples.