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NOVO OGAREVO, October 24 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia and South Ossetia will continue investment cooperation in 2013-2015, South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov said after talks with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, October 24.
“We went over all aspects of the investment programme in detail,” he said. “We agreed that the investment programme would be implemented in 2013-2015.”
Tibilov expressed hope that this would produce positive results and improve life in the republic.
Putin expressed hope that the situation in South Ossetia will improve.
“The situation in the region is changing and I hope it will change for the better,” he said.
“It is not all the same to us how the situation in South Ossetia is evolving,” Putin said, recalling that 80 percent of people in the republic are citizens of Russia.
He suggested discussing the implementation of joint plans both those financed from the budget and investments.
Tibilov thanked the Russian authorities for support. “Our people are set for constructive work and we will preserve this positive attitude owing to your support,” Tibilov said.
“I assure you that it will be preserved in order to solve all questions facing us, and the help we get from Russia will get to those who need it,” he said.
“Russia intends to continue to provide necessary support to South Ossetia in strengthening its statehood and solving major economic and social problems,” Putin said.
“As before, we will help create conditions for improving the quality of life by creating new jobs and rebuilding the republic’s infrastructure,” he said.