Kokoity has accused the opposition of illiteracy
South Ossetian President Eduard Kokoity said that he would do everything for the sake of holding fair and transparent elections of the head of South Ossetian.
According to news agency "Osinform", during his speech at a roundtable in Tskhinval - "Institute of presidential power in the Republic of South Ossetia: The experience and vision for the future" - Kokoity said that different forces abroad the country are now intending to undermine the situation in South Ossetia before the presidential elections.
"The people of South Ossetia is well-educated in political terms, and elections will be held at a high level, despite attempts to discredit the republic; people did not try to disrupt the elections. There should be equal conditions for all candidates" - added Kokoity.
According to the president of South Ossetia, many opponents of the current government have focused on the fight with his person in their political program, although he has stated his unwillingness to seek a third term. "Ignorance of political opposition is the misunderstanding of the fact that the incumbent head of state in accordance with the Constitution made his choice and is not going to seek a third term. It would be political short-sightedness and ignorance to fight with them. They have no real program, they do not know how to help the country, and their approach to this important issue is too superficial" - said Eduard Kokoity.
Recall, the presidential election in South Ossetia are scheduled in November this year.
Earlier, incumbent president of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity has promised that he would not run for office for the next election.
"I have kept all the promises I gave in 2001" - he said.
The president added that he had not intended to change the Constitution "by itself", so as to obtain the right to go for a third presidential term.
"Among the political elite of South Ossetia there is young, talented people who can lead the republic to the future" - said Kokoity.
Eduard Kokoity was first elected president of South Ossetia in 2001. Subsequently, in 2006 he won re-election to that post.