Ambassador of South Ossetia in the RF runs for the presidency
Ambassador of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation Dmitry Medoyev runs the presidency of the republic, which will be held on March 25, 2012, RIA Novosti reported.
"It was a difficult decision, but it is made. And I will try to justify your trust. We'll work together to put things in order in our country", Medoyev said, stressing that he would make every effort "to unite all healthy forces of the republic".
"For me there is no certain political parties and staffs. I have the only party and staff - the Republic of South Osetia", the Ambassador said.
On the eve, Medoyev said that he agrees to participate in the elections, if appropriate initiative group will gather.
"I have had several meetings and consultations with representatives of various political parties and public organizations, colleagues, battle friends. Based on their results, I can definitely say that if the initiative group gathers and addresses to me with a proposal to run for President of the Republic of South Ossetia, I give my consent", the diplomat said on Monday.
The meeting of initiative group on nominating his candidates was held on Tuesday in Tskhinval.