Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Delegation from the South Ossetia visited Donetsk on Republic Day

16 May 2016

The official delegation from the Republic of South Ossetia headed by the Chairman of the Parliament of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov visited Donetsk for the participation in the solemn events on the occasion of the Republic Day. 

10 May, the foreign guests visited Saur-Mogila where examined destructions and laid flowers to the main stele of the Memorial complex.  

During the visit foreign guests held a number of working meetings with the Republic authorities. On 11 May during the reception the Head of Donetsk People’s Republic Aleksandr Zakharchenko expressed gratitude to Anatoly Bibilov for the support of our state in this challenging period. On the meeting with the DPR Foreign Ministry Head Natalya Nikonorova the representatives of Ossetian delegation discussed the project of agreement on friendship and cooperation with the South Ossetia.

Also in the course of a visit a meeting took place between Anatoly Bibilov and the DPR People’s Council Chairman Denis Pushilin where the importance was stressed of Memorandum on intentions, signed in April 2016.

Jointly with other delegations and the representatives of Republic authorities the guests from the South Ossetia visited celebratory events – solemn parade of Donbass citizens on the occasion of Republic Day and meeting in Solovyanenko Donetsk National Academy Theatre of Opera and Ballet. All members of the South Ossetian delegation were awarded by the Order of Friendship by the DPR Head stressed the importance of further development of international ties.

The representatives of the South Ossetia from their part thanked for the invitation to visit the celebration of Republic Day and expressed hope for strengthening the cooperation between states.