TSKHINVAL, October 5 (Itar-Tass) —— South Ossetia has lifted all restriction on the entry of foreigners to the territory of the republic, South Ossetian Foreign Minister Murat Dzhioyev told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“Restrictions were imposed because of the aggravated situation during the registration of some candidates for presidency,” he said. “Now the situation is normalizing. So, the restrictions were lifted.”
According to earlier reports, South Ossetia imposed entry restrictions for the period from October 3 till November 13, the day of the presidential vote. The restriction applied to certain categories of foreign citizens and citizenship-less persons, including to Russian citizens other than servicemen, border guards and their family members, builders and those who arrive in South Ossetia on family affairs.