The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Kofman sent a message to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Kazbulat Tskhovrebov in connection with anniversary of Georgian military aggression against civilians of the Republic of South Ossetia.
Message states the following:
«Dear Mr. Tskhovrebov,
Please accept my deepest condolences in connection with anniversary of Georgian aggression start towards the Republic of South Ossetia.
Life-changing 5 days of August 2008 will always remain in the memory of South Ossetian nation. Hundreds of civilians, among them there were children, women and old people who became victims of Georgian aggression of unprecedented scale.
Please accept words of deepest empathy for injured, relatives and close ones of victims. I express hope that war atrocities your nation went through would never happen again».