Archive - 9/2016





​Today, 15 September 2016, OSCE Mission office in Bendery hosted a regular meeting of expert (working) groups on railway transport and communication involving representatives of customs authorities of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova. 

The meeting was attended by representatives of mediators and observers in the negotiation process.

The Pridnestrovian side initiated the meeting due to continuing difficult situation with petroleum importing in Pridnestrovie.


​Today, 15 September 2016, Advisor to the Director of the Foreign Policy Cooperation Center n.a. Y.M. Primakov, Advisor to the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Yuri Zhmurko and Head of the Department of Cultural and Global Studies at BSTU “Voenmech” n.a. D.F. Ustinov, chief editor of “Geopolitics and Security” journal Igor Fedorovich Kefeli, which intended to travel to Pridnestrovie to participate in the conference, were stopped in the Kishinev Airport and deported to the Russian Federation.



The PMR’s MFA hosted a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and delegation of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies. The event was attended by Deputy Director of the RISS Tamara Guzenkova, the RISS leading research worker Oleg Nemensky, senior research worker Yevgeny  Biryukov and the RISS research worker Georgy Menyailo.



The PMR’s MFA hosted a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Vitaly Ignatiev and Head of OSCE Mission to Moldova Michael Scanlan.

During the discussion the sides exchanged views on a wide range of issues related to the current state of the negotiation process between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.



On 8 September 2016 the capital of the Russian Federation hosted a meeting between the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Assistant to Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Special Representative of the Russian President for Pridnestrovie D. Rogozin Dmitry Loskutov. 

During the meeting the interlocutors discussed the current state of bilateral cooperation between Russia and Pridnestrovie in the socio-economic and humanitarian spheres, in particular, a series of informational projects.



​Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan sent congratulations to the Head of the Foreign Ministry Vitaly Ignatiev on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.

In his salutary address, the head of the Nagorno-Karabakh diplomacy noted with satisfaction that the PMR has made significant progress in strengthening the sovereignty, political and social development during the years of independence.



​Today, at the airport of Kishinev Moldova’s border police detained and then deported Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia Oleg Nurievich Arshba travelling to Pridnestrovie at the invitation of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.

It should be noted that the Pridnestrovian side had informed the RM about the planned visit of the foreign guest in advance in accordance with the established procedure. However, despite this fact, the repressive measures were applied to the representative of Abkhazia.