TSKHINVAL, November 20. /TASS/. South Ossetia and Russia are preparing a new integration treaty to develop bilateral relations, first of all in the military sphere, the chief of staff of the South Ossetian presidential administration, Boris Chochiyev, told TASS on Thursday.
“With colleagues from the Russian presidential administration, we are working on a new comprehensive integration treaty. It will significantly differ from the current one, as it will bring relations between our countries to a qualitatively new level, first of all in the military sphere,” the official said.
“The issue of security is vitally important for South Ossetia, and the signing of such a treaty can substantially strengthen it,” he added.
The current treaty on friendship, cooperation and mutual help between Russia and South Ossetia was signed in Moscow in September 2008.