On April 21, DPR Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Natalia Nikonorova, as a member of official delegation: Deputy Chairman of the DPR Council of Ministers Dmitry Trapeznikov, Chairman of the DPR People's Council Denis Pusilin, took part in solemn events dedicated to the inauguration of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Anatoliy Bibilov. Also the event was attended by the DPR Head’s wife Natalia Zakharchenko.
Delegations from the Russian Federation, Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, regions of the North Caucasus and Lugansk People's Republic have also come to greet a new Head of the state.
Donetsk People's Republic delegates read a congratulatory address on behalf of the DPR Head, in which Alexander Zakharchenko wished Anatoliy Bibilov and all the people of South Ossetia success and prosperity.
During the visit, Natalia Nikonorova met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia Murat Dzhioev, as well as with First Deputy of the Minister Andrey Tskhovrebov.
Heads of the DPR and RSO Ministries of foreign affairs discussed prospects for further cooperation between the Republics in political, economical, cultural sphere, in the field of communication technologies and sports. Particular attention was paid to the draft agreement on friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance between the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Republic of South Ossetia.
At the end of the meeting, Ministers exchanged memorable gifts.