From Moscow to New York
Tomorrow in Moscow will sign a major bilateral treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia. " To do this in Moscow today to reach the South Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity. In the Kremlin, he will meet with Dmitry Medvedev, the result of which should be the signing of a bilateral treaty on friendship and mutual assistance.
Note that this treaty is a fundamental instrument for the development of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Separately, it is noteworthy that such a treaty would be the first in the history of South Ossetia, as a recognized sovereign state.
Inter fact, even before signing the contract, Russian aid has already begun to be South Ossetia. In addition to humanitarian and financial assistance, Moscow carries out military cooperation with Tskhinvali. For example, agreed bilateral treaty on the territory of the new republic Caucasus will be introduced limited contingent of Russian troops, exceeding in size by more than 3000 people. Note, Russian troops entered the territory of the republic at the request of the legitimate authorities.
Meanwhile, in New York
In addition to signing a treaty of friendship and mutual assistance in the life of South Ossetia, indeed, and Abkhazia, another important event occurs. So today, in the opening of the 63rd UN General Assembly, politicians of all countries will be considered on the international legal status of new states and the Caucasus on the assessment of events that occurred during the Georgian aggression in South Ossetia.
In particular, during the Assembly of the Russian side intends to show the documentary in English on events occurring during the five-day war. The film will tell of bombing Tskhinvali Georgian army and the genocide of civilians committed by Georgian soldiers.
In addition, at a meeting of the Assembly can be considered an international embargo against Georgia related to ban the supply to that country of any weapons and military equipment.
Yesterday, in connection with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed their extreme concern the current situation in the region associated with the restoration of Georgian military infrastructure. The Minister noted that Georgia understands the situation of the peace agreement is different from the interpretation of the European Union and Russia. Lavrov noted that Tbilisi agrees to comply with all requirements of the peace agreement, only if South Ossetia will be recognized as part of Georgia, which in itself is impossible because it is an independent state. Now in this matter to be dealt with diplomats of all countries at the 63rd session of the UN General Assembly.