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DPR and South Ossetia exchanged ratification of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance

Today, on December 24, an exchange of instruments of ratification of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Donetsk People's Republic and the Republic of South Ossetia was held in the city of Tskhinval.
The ceremony of the ratification exchange and signing of relevant Protocol was attended by the DPR Minister of Foreign Affairs Natalia Nikonorova and the RSO Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmitriy Medoev.
Natalia Nikonorova noted the particular importance of this event:
“The exchange of instruments of ratification of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Donetsk People's Republic and the Republic of South Ossetia is the most important event, which is the final stage of giving full force to this document. Both the Donetsk People's Republic and the Republic of South Ossetia made every effort to create the most favorable climate for the development of friendly relations. We have traveled a long path, but ahead we have new frontiers - the multi-vector development of our relations on the agreements already reached and the work on the conclusion of new agreements.”
The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia, Dmitriy Medoev, also stressed that the exchange of instruments of ratification would be a new stage in the development of cooperation between the states and congratulated his colleague from the Donetsk People's Republic on the signing of the most important document.