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08/14/19

Today, the OSCE Office in Kishinev hosted a meeting of expert (working) groups on railway transport and service.

Within the meeting, the parties exchanged their views on relevant aspects of international freight and passenger traffic via Pridnestrovie. The detailed discussion touched upon, in particular, the prospects of unblocking the Slobodka-Kolbasna checkpoint, including transportation of petroleum products. The parties agreed to make efforts in resolving this issue as soon as possible.

 
08/05/19

The Pridnestrovian Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev met with the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Claus Neukirch. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of Pridnestrovie Alexander Stetsiuk.

As part of the discussion, the parties provided insight into the current situation in the dialogue between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova and talked over some prospects for further progress. Significant attention was paid to the issues of telecommunications, criminal proceeding, vehicles and banking interaction.

 
07/08/19

The MFA of the PMR hosted the meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Claus Neukirch. The Ambassador-at-Large in the rank of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Ruslan Slobodenyuk also participated in the meeting.

 
07/01/19

Within the work trip to the capital of the Russian Federation Vitaly Ignatiev met with Sergey Gubarev, the Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The meeting was also attended by Vitaly Tryapitsyn, Deputy Director of the Second Department of CIS countries at the Russian Foreign Ministry.

 
06/27/19

Vitaly Ignatiev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR, told Hungarian journalists about Pridnestrovian history, state policy on preservation of archeological heritage and development of international cooperation in cultural and humanitarian fields.

Sandor Cigoth and Budai Daniel shoot a documentary film for Hungarian television about ancient Hungarians on the territory of Pridnestrovie. Within a week filmmakers and Pridnestrovian archeologists will explore the evidence of ancient Hungarians presence on the territory of Pridnestrovie.  

 
06/25/19

Russian delegation headed by Deputy Chairman of the Government of the RF, Special Representative of the President of Russia on development of trade and economic relations with Moldova Dmitry Kozak again visited Pridnestrovie. He was accompanied by Minister of Agriculture of the RF Dmitry Patrushev, State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RF Grigory Karasin and other officials – representatives of Russian Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance.

 
06/20/19

Within the work trip to the capital of the Russian Federation Vitaly Ignatiev met with Sergey Gubarev, the Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The meeting was also attended by Ruslan Slobodenyuk, Ambassador-at-Large in the rank of Deputy Foreign Minister of the PMR, and Arif Gadzhiev, Sergey Gubarev’ Assistant.

 
06/19/19

Today as the part of commemorative events to mark twenty-seventh anniversary of the Bendery Tragedy Vitaly Ignatiev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR, Leonid Manakov, Head of the Official Representation of Pridnestrovie in the Russian Federation, and Pridnestrovian compatriots visited Novodevichye Cemetery in Moscow and laid flowers on grave of Aleksandr Lebed, Head of the 14th Combined Arms Army of the Russian Federation in Prdinestrovie.

 

Pridnestrovian State University named after T.G. Shevchenko held the opening of Contact Centre on coordination with Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation.

 
06/10/19

Pridnestrovie pays close attention to the ongoing political confrontation in the Republic of Moldova and calls political forces of neighbouring country to be restraint and to ensure peace and stability.

We express the hope that the worsening political crisis will not harm the ability of the Republic of Moldova to implement the agreements in the negotiating process that focused on solving urgent social and humanitarian issues in the interests of the people.

 
06/06/19

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR publishes Additional Protocol to Protocol Decision dd. March 30, 2012 signed without meeting between leaders of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.

By mutual consent, Protocol Decision On the Principles of Resumption of a Full-Scale Freight Railway Communication through the Territory of Pridnestrovie” was extended till December 31, 2019. The Pridnestrovian side believes that the signed Additional Protocol shall pave the way for removal of barriers and compromise settlement of the current problematic aspects in rail transportation.

 
06/04/19

The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting between Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and USA delegation headed by Brad Freden, Director of Office for Eastern European Affairs at the U.S. State Department.

 
05/28/19

At the initiative of the Pridnestrovian Side the OSCE Office in Tiraspol hosted a meeting of expert (working) groups on telecommunications and postal service. The representatives of mediators and observers in the negotiation process attended the meeting.

The meeting was encouraged by the lasting seizure of Russian periodicals coming to Pridnestrovian subscribers by the Republic of Moldova.

During the meeting, experts of the Sides came back to earlier proposals relating the Russian periodicals delivery and agreed to solve existing problematic aspects as soon as possible.

 
05/23/19

The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Moldova Lucy Joyce. Deputy Head of the Embassy Gary Davies also took part in the meeting.

Welcoming the guests, Vitaly Ignatiev highly appreciated experience of cooperation with the British side and expressed gratitude for implementation of humanitarian projects. Head of the Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry flagged the support provided by the Embassy to Pridnestrovian emergency and fire response authorities.

 
05/22/19

The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Head of the EU Delegation to Moldova Peter Mihalko.

Welcoming the guest, Vitaly Ignatiev highly appreciated the dynamics of bilateral cooperation with the EU Delegation. During the conversation, the parties discussed the current situation in the negotiation process between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova. The interlocutors also touched upon a wide range of issues related to the implementation of joint projects in the social and humanitarian sphere.

 
05/21/19

The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Delegation of German War Graves Commission headed by Thomas Schock, Kassel Exhumation Department (Germany). The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Presidential Administration, the Supreme Council, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Defence, the Investigative Committee and the Public Service for Culture and Historical Heritage.

 
05/21/19

Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev congratulated the Head of the Abkhazian Foreign Ministry Daur Kove on the anniversary of the Apsny Foreign Service.

The Minister particularly emphasized that the competence, responsibility and dedication of Abkhaz diplomats became a solid basis for building mutually beneficial relations with foreign partners, allowed the Republic of Abkhazia to gain international recognition, and also contribute to the achievement of significant goals in the foreign policy arena.

 
05/20/19

On May 17, the Official Mission of the Republic of Abkhazia to the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic hosted a meeting of the Pridnestrovian Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Plenipotentiary Representative of Abkhazia in Pridnestrovie Alexander Vataman. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of Pridnestrovie Alexander Stetsyuk.

As part of the dialogue, the diplomats discussed several topical issues in the context of relations between Pridnestrovie and Apsny, as well as promising areas of bilateral cooperation during this year.

 
05/20/19

Deputy Foreign Minister of Pridnestrovie Alexander Stetsyuk met with Roman Shpak who is responsible for political issues in Europe and Central Asia at the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs. The meeting was also attended by John Lewis, Peace and Development Advisor, RCO in Moldova.

Welcoming the guests, Alexander Stetsyuk flagged that strengthening and expanding cooperation with the UN is an important area of the Pridnestrovian foreign policy, and expressed hope for the development of new forms and areas of bilateral cooperation.

 
04/25/19

The Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Claus Neukirch, Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova.

The interlocutors discussed the current situation in the negotiation process with an accent on pressing aspects. Vitaly Ignatiev positively assessed the high dynamics of contacts with the OSCE Mission and expressed the hope that this interaction will lead to the resolution of practical issues within the dialogue with the Republic of Moldova and real results for the benefit of the people.

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