Ossetians from across the world gather in Tsinkhvali
Edouard Kokoyty, the President of South Ossetia, pointed out the importance of the event for the people.
“The sixth session of the Ossetian people has historical importance for Ossetians. Nothing will prevent the session from taking those decisions which are paramount for the Ossetian people,” he said.
Presidents of North and South Ossetia, as well as elders of Ossetian diasporas, were elected to the Convention's Council.
The Convention will last till Wednesday.
The first All-Ossetian Forum took place in 1992 and has been held once every three years.