On August 26, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba welcomed a delegation from the Republic of South Ossetia that arrived for the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Day of the international recognition of the independence of the Republic of Abkhazia.
The Head of State greeted the guests.
“Today is our common holiday. Despite the fact that we are two separate states, in the course of history, our states were recognised as independent by the Russian Federation on the same day. We have to endure the difficulties of today’s world. We have proved to the world once again that we want to build and develop our states”, - said the President, in particular.
Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia Ruslan Tedeyev thanked the President for the invitation. He also congratulated Raul Khadzhimba and the people of Abkhazia on the Day of the international recognition of the independence.
“Today there is a celebration in our home as well. We are happy that we are with our friends and brothers. The road to independence was difficult and thorny. Our people endured in this fight. Thanks to the incredible efforts, patriotism and unity, we have won. It was a great victory for our nations. Justice has triumphed. Now our nations have other tasks, and we should be building a new, future life”, - said Ruslan Tedeyev.