Archive - 6/2016



On 10 June the PMR’s MFA hosted a meeting between Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Shornikov and delegation of the Republic of Poland, headed by Kacper Wańczyk, Head of Division of Ukraine and Moldova, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.



Today, 10 June 216, the OSCE Mission Office in Bendery hosted a meeting of expert (working) groups from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova on ecology.


The PMR’s MFA hosted a meeting between Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Vitaly Ignatiev and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to the Republic of Moldova Matyas Szilagyi.

The sides discussed a number of topical aspects of bilateral cooperation between Hungary and Pridnestrovie, including in the framework of possible implementation of some joint projects in the social, humanitarian and tourism spheres.



The PMR’s MFA hosted a meeting between Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Vitaly Ignatiev and delegation of the Austrian Republic headed by the Head of Department for Management, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Michael Zimmermann. The meeting also was attended by the Head of Austrian Development Agency Gerhard Schaumberger.



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.

NP: Mr. Ignatiev, on 2 and 3 June you took part in a 5+2 format round of negotiations, how could you characterize its results?




​The first round of negotiations in the 5+2 format under German Chairmanship in the OSCE, which was held on June 2-3, 2016, ended with a briefing of political representatives of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova. Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ambassador Cord Meier-Klodt and Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Michael Scanlan summed up the discussion.


At the end of a regular round of the Permanent Conference on Political Issues in the Framework of the Negotiating Process on the Pridnestrovian settlement, held in Berlin on 2-3 June this year, representatives from the Republic of Moldova and Pridnestrovie, as well as Russia, Ukraine and the OSCE signed a protocol.

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