Georgia declares non-recognition of referendum in South Ossetia

The day before, Anatoly Bibilov, the current president of South Ossetia, which the Georgian authorities consider an occupied region, signed a decree on holding a referendum on the question of the republic's entry into Russia. Our position on this matter is very clear, very clear. On voting day, citizens will have to answer the question of whether they support “unification of the Republic of South Ossetia and Russia”. Therefore, it is natural to follow the same line, — he said. After the election, Gagloev emphasized that the authorities would organize a referendum when they received a signal from Moscow, since the decision should be made by both sides. "With regard to such initiatives, we have a clear policy, and we do not recognize either the de facto government, or the de facto elections, or the de facto referendum. Bibilov lost the presidential election to his rival, the head of the opposition Nykhas party. Irakli Kobakhidze, quoted by Imedinews. On the night of May 14, the document was approved by the Supreme Court of South Ossetia. Read on RBC Pro Pro How an accountant created India's largest bank for the poor at a cost of $6 billion Articles Pro “Domestic Entrepreneurs”: How to unleash the potential of an innovator Articles Pro What specialists are especially in demand now and why — Avito Rabota Articles Pro Who will occupy the warehouse space empty due to sanctions and players leaving? Georgian ruling party rules out recognition of South Ossetian referendum Georgian authorities do not recognize the de facto referendum in South Ossetia on unification with Russia, as well as the presidential elections in this country and its government, said the head of the ruling party. Voting will take place on July 17

Tskhinvali, South Ossetia
The Georgian authorities do not intend to recognize the referendum in South Ossetia on the issue of unification with Russia, which will be held on July 17, as well as its results, said the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party. Bibilov stated that he “was guided by the historical desire of the people of the Republic of South Ossetia for reunification with Russia and in accordance with paragraph 16 of Article 50 of the Constitution of the Republic, such wording is given in his decree. broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our RuTube channel

Источник Alan Gagloev, he is expected to take office after May 20. In response to the initiative, the Kremlin noted that they would respect the results of the vote, but noted that Moscow did not participate in this process in any way from a legal point of view. “The main factor here is the willingness of the Russian Federation to take on such responsibility,” — he said. Voting will take place on July 17th. Deputy head of the commission “United Russia” for International Cooperation Andrei Klimov and Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Artem Turov said that there are no obstacles for the region to join the country.