Archive - 9/2015



President of Pridnestrovie Yevgeny Shevchuk received a delegation of the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany. During the meeting Director for Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia at the Federal Foreign Office Andreas Peschke, appointed in July this year, was introduced to the Head of State. The delegation also included Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to the Republic of Moldova Ulrike Maria Knotz. Taking part in the meeting from the Pridnestrovian side was Acting Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev. 



Today Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev met with Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Michael Scanlan at the MFA of the PMR.

The sides discussed the current situation in the negotiation process of Pridnestrovie and Moldova, including through the Representatives on Political Issues. They also exchanged views on the prospects for the development of Moldova-Pridnestrovie dialogue, in particular, the sides agreed on the need to promote the revitalization of the dynamics of meetings at the level of expert (working) groups.


Ambassador-at- Large Sergey Gubarev’s reply to a question from TASS on negotiations on the Pridnestrovie settlement

Question: A pause in the work of the Permanent Conference on Political Issues within the Negotiation Process Towards a Pridnestrovian Settlement, also known as the 5+2 format, has lasted for over a year. Can you comment on this? What do you think about the prospects of the resumption of the official negotiations?



On the situation around Pridnestrovie in the interview to Expert – Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of unrecognized republic Vitaly Ignatiev.

Integration a-la Moldova

Relations between Moldova and Pridnestrovie have always been complex. Why current situation is called almost the most serious over the last 20 years?



Representatives on political issues from the Republic of Moldova and Pridnestrovie Vitaly Ignatiev and Victor Osipov held a meeting at the office of the OSCE Mission in Kishinev.



​A meeting between Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Igor Shornikov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the PMR Inna Linnik and the Pridnestrovian youth, as well as Russian guests was held today as part of the International Youth Forum “25 years together with Russia” dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.


Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev met with the EUBAM delegation at the PMR’s MFA today.  The delegation included Head of EUBAM Ambassador Andrew Tesoriere, as well as representatives of a number of structural units of EUBAM. From the Pridnestrovian side the meeting was also attended by Minister of Economic Development of the PMR Alevtina Slinchenko and Chairperson of the State Customs Committee of the PMR Yury Gervazyuk.



Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev had a meeting with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative in Moldova Dafina Gercheva and Representative of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva Dragan Lalosevic.

During the meeting the sides discussed the implementation of joint projects in the field of restoration of social infrastructure, strengthening of health system, protection of the rights of people with disabilities and countering the spread of HIV/AIDS.



Part 2

Vitaly Viktorovich, will the approaches of the Pridnestrovian side in the negotiation process on the settlement of Moldova-Pridnestrovie relations change in connection with the appointment of new political representative?



 I part

Vitaly Viktorovich, you have been appointed to a new position most recently, but you have been engaging in the negotiations for a long time. How would you describe the current relations between Tiraspol and Kishinev? In what state are they today?