Kokoity has closed the border of South Ossetia with Georgia

Border of South Ossetia with Georgia will be closed at midnight, said on Tuesday President Eduard Kokoity.

At a meeting with the heads of the security forces on Tuesday in Tskhinvali Kokoity indicated the increasing trend in recent provocations from the Georgian side, as well as the risk of infiltration into South Ossetia "pig flu" cases which are marked in Georgia.

C 12:00 am today the state border of South Ossetia and the movement across the state border between South Ossetia and Georgia, both for road transport and on foot are closed.

4 August 2009 | border, close, kokoity

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