Answers of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RSO

Ахсар Джиоев

“Statements by the candidate for the position of the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze pertaining peaceful “return” of the territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are intended for the internal audience. Similar statements were made at various levels earlier. It is absolutely obvious that they are non-relevant for us. The Ossetian people who have experienced not once the “peacefulness” of its southern neighbor, understand perfectly the true meaning and value of such words.

Ахсар Джиоев

“The concept of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation, approved today by Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been updated in the context of the current difficult situation and defines the priority directions, goals and objectives of Russia's international activities.

During a telephone conversation with RES IA reporter Dmitrii Medoev, the acting Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Ossetia, made a comment on the statement of Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, who had called the conduction of the referendum in South Ossetia a Russian provocation.

TSKHINVAL, March 21, 2022, 18:17 — REGNUM The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia made a comment on the request of the ICC Prosecutor to issue warrants for arrests of Mikhail Mindzaev, Hamlet Guchmazov and David Sanakoev.  It states:

Дмитрий Медоев

The statement of Alexander Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus, on the possibility that Minsk recognizes the independence of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Republic of Abkhazia did not gounnoticed in South Ossetia.

The statement of Belarusian President has reasonablegrounds, and it is not only the obvious established legal international situation related to the existence of the Union State of Russia and Belarus, which implies political obligations, including implementation of a coordinated foreign policy.

Recently, the promotion of additional Russian military forces to combat duty on the territory of Belarus has been widely discussed, and especially the statement of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko about the country’s readiness for war on the side of Russia. The situation for IA REGNUM was commented by the Minister of South Ossetia Dmitrii Medoev.