MFA of Russia: enhanced combat readiness of military in South Ossetia

Strengthened combat readiness of Russian military in South Ossetia due to Georgian provocation, said an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Andrei Nesterenko.

"The situation is indeed alarming, provocation from the Georgian side in anticipation of the anniversary of the August events of the past year did not stop, - underlined the diplomat. - In this regard, enhanced combat readiness of the Russian military and border guards in South Ossetia."

"At the moment the main thing - to prevent the escalation and escalation of skirmishes in the larger collision - Nesterenko said. - Doing and will do everything possible to do so."

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