South Ossetian leader Eduard Kokoity has signed a decree on dismissal of the breakaway region's government, the South Ossetian Press and Information Committee reported August 18.
Boris Chochiev, who previously served as the first deputy prime minister and the chief South Ossetian negotiator, was now appointed as the acting prime minister of the breakaway region.
According to the same report, the South Ossetian leader has also signed a decree on setting up a special commission on liquidating the consequences of “Georgian aggression against South Ossetia.”
The third decree signed by Eduard Kokoity on August 17 has imposed the state of emergency on the entire territory of the breakaway region starting from August 17 to September 17. Moreover, a curfew was imposed in the South Ossetian capital, Tskhinvali from 9 pm to 6 am.