On 25 July 2016 the Kishinev office of the OSCE Mission hosted a meeting of the expert (working) groups from Pridnestrovie and Moldova on regulatory and document support of citizens.
Today, on July 21, 2016, the Kishinev office of the OSCE Mission hosted a regular meeting of the expert (working) groups of the sides on railway transport and communication with the participation of representatives of the customs authorities of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.
According to the Head of the Foreign Ministry, efforts of all international partners are required to resolve the problems in the field of railway transport
Today, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev elaborated on the current situation in the area of freight railway communication while talking to the journalists of state media of Pridnestrovie.
The PMR’s MFA hosted a meeting of Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova Philip Batson. The British diplomat at the completion of his mission paid a farewell visit to Pridnestrovie.
As previously reported by the Press Service of the PMR's MFA, a meeting of representatives on political issues from Pridnestrovie and Moldova was held on May 5, during which it was agreed to hold a meeting of expert (working) groups on education in the presence of representatives on political issues that week. They also discussed prospects for organizing a number of other meetings at the level of specialized expert (working) groups that week and the week after.
The acting Foreign Minister, Vitaly Ignatiev, has commented to Novosti Pridnestrovya on the work of the “Permanent Conference on Political Issues...”, also known as the 5+2 format, which has resumed after a long pause.
Breakaway republics fascinate me. It’s a story of how a section of a country feels so strongly that they aren’t part of that country that they pull away, but don’t manage to separate completely. Some of these countries eventually gain independence, others don’t ever really intend to get it, and still others remain in limbo, part and yet not part of the host country.