The state Duma has observed a minute of silence in memory of the head of North Ossetia

The state Duma has observed a minute of silence in memory of the head of North Ossetia

MOSCOW, February 19. State Duma deputies observed a minute of silence in memory of North Ossetia Tamerlane Aguzarova.

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Before to declare the traditional “hour of voting” at 17:00 GMT, house speaker Sergey Naryshkin appealed to parliamentarians: “You know, came the sad news, today I left the life of Tamerlane Aguzarov Kimovich, head of Republic of North Ossetia – Alania, until recently the Deputy of the state Duma, with whom we worked together for almost four years and know him as a professional and an honest man and of the citizen”. “Let’s honor his memory with a moment of silence,” he said.

The speaker of the house also sent condolences to the family Aguzarova. The telegram says: “With deep sorrow the news of the death of the head of Republic of North Ossetia – Alania Kimovich of Tamerlane Aguzarova”. “Bright and wise politician, decisive and strong-willed man, he was a true patriot of his country,” wrote Naryshkin. “The weight of his contribution to strengthening Russian legislation, being the Deputy of the State Duma of the sixth convocation, Tamerlan Kimovich has made a number of key legislative initiatives in the field of constitutional development and statehood strengthening”, – said the Chairman of the state Duma.

“The memory of him as a major political and statesman, will remain in the hearts of many people in our country”, – said the head of the lower house of the Russian Parliament. Naryshkin asked to convey “sincere condolences to the people of the Republic of North Ossetia – Alania”. “In this time of grief I wish all the family and friends of Tamerlane Kimovich courage and fortitude”, he concluded.

In North Ossetia will declare a day of mourning

The head of North Ossetia Tamerlan Aguzarov, who held the position from September 2015, died in Moscow on 53-m to year of life. The funeral will be held Sunday, February 21, reported to journalists the Deputy Chairman of the government of the Republic of Rafael Belikov. “The President will be buried on Sunday, the body will take in a Republic,” he said.

On February 21 in North Ossetia will be declared a day of mourning. According to preliminary information, farewell to Aguzarova will be held in the Ossetian theatre in Vladikavkaz. It is expected that he will be buried on the walk of Fame.

Interim leader of the Republic was the Chairman of the government Vyacheslav Bitarov.