Ministry of Foreign Affairs Marks Its 19th Anniversary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Marks Its 19th Anniversary

On July 1, 2011, the foreign office of the Pridnestrovien Moldavian Republic celebrated its 19th anniversary.

 In his welcome address, Pridnestrovien Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Yastrebchak forwarded to the Ministry's staff congratulations of PMR's President Igor Smirnov who had wished the Pridnestrovien diplomats to firmly keep positions which Tiraspol holds in its relations with outside world and more frequently launch a counteroffensive in the diplomatic arena.

Addressing officials of PMR's Foreign Ministry, Vladimir Yastrebchak noted that today the diplomatic service of the Republic is an efficiently operating mechanism capable of solving various foreign policy objectives. At the same time, according to the Minister, the forthcoming year promises to be especially difficult and responsible for Pridnestrovie and challenges of the time require from the diplomats of the country constant improvement of their professional qualities, high efficiency and dedication.

 On the occasion of the professional holiday, the Foreign Ministry of the PMR received congratulations from of a number of foreign countries – the Republic of Abkhazia, the Republic of South Ossetia, and the Russian Federation. Pridnestrovie's foreign partners pointed high level of professional skills which distinguishes today officials of the Pridnestrovien diplomatic service. In particular, congratulation address from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia reads that today the Pridnestrovien diplomacy “represents a combination of experience and youth, knowledge and energy, prudence and enthusiasm which is an unconditional indicator of the fact that the diplomatic school of Pridnestrovie will have bright, eventful and very promising future”.

Also, today, following the results of qualification tests, several members of the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pridnestrovie were conferred regular and extra diplomatic ranks.