Archive - 2016



Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev met with participants of the fourth session of the “Russian school of policy” being held in Moscow from 24 to 30 April 2016. During his speech, Vitaly Ignatiev told in detail about the current geopolitical situation around Pridnestrovie, the foreign policy course of the republic, as well as the state of the negotiation process with the Republic of Moldova.



The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR informs that the relevant services of Pridnestrovie reported the facts of unsanctioned flight of the Romanian aircraft “Diamond DA-42 Twin Star” through the airspace of Pridnestrovie on April 27, 2016.

According to the information available, the aircraft intruded into the airspace of the PMR by early afternoon and took aerial photography of a number of facilities located on the territory of Pridnestrovie, as well as it crossed the Security Zone 18 times.


The fourth session of the “Russian school of policy” is being held in Moscow from 24 to 30 April 2016 – the project is oriented toward representatives of Russian regions and foreign participants interested in studying and discussing the issues of internal and foreign policy of Russia, the Eurasian integration processes and current geopolitical trends.



Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev was the guest of the morning air on the Radio 1. The main topic of conversation was the visit made by the head of the Foreign Ministry to the Russian capital last week, as well as the Memorandum on Cooperation signed between the Federal Customs Service of Russia and State Customs Committee of Pridnestrovie in Moscow on April 18 this year, and the situation in the negotiation process.


The head of the Pridnestrovian diplomacy Vitaly Ignatiev gave an interview to the film crew of the Pervy Pridnestrovsky TV Channel.

Talking to journalists the head of the Foreign Ministry detailed some topical aspects of the current situation in the negotiation process between Pridnestrovie and Moldova, as well as spoke about the results of his visit to the capital of the Russian Federation. The diplomat also commented on some loud statements made by the representatives of the RM authorities concerning relations with Pridnestrovie.



A meeting of Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev with a delegation of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Sweden in the Republic of Moldova headed by Ambassador Signe Burgstaller was held at the Foreign Ministry.



Pridnestrovian and Moldovan experts in the field of education met in the office of the OSCE Mission in Kishinev at the initiative of the Pridnestrovian side today, on April 20, 2016.

It should be reminded that the Pridnestrovian side insisted on holding a meeting of expert (working) groups on education since August 2015, but the Moldovan side repeatedly postponed the organization of the meeting for the internal political reasons that led to a significant slowdown in the process of elaboration of decisions in that area.


The Foreign Ministry opened a photo exhibition “The war touched my family”. The event is dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the Great Victory. The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of the PMR Igor Shornikov, Chief Editor of the “Gomin” newspaper Aleksandr Yushin, Chief Editor of the “Adevarul Nistryan” newspaper Sergei Sandu, as well as public representatives of Pridnestrovie.


PMR President Yevgeny Shevchuk received a member of the German Bundestag. Fritz Felgentreu arrived in Pridnestrovie with a study visit. The main goal is to learn firsthand about the country, the political system, the situation in the economy and the social sphere. The meeting was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Moldova Ulrike Maria Knotz and Director of the German-Moldovan Forum Julia Moser, from the Pridnestrovian side - acting Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev.


The PMR Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent an official appeal to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to the RM Marius Lazurca on April 20, 2016 in connection with the confirmation of the fact that the Pridnestrovian airspace was violated by a Romanian aircraft.

Thus, as far as we know, the aircraft taking off from the city of Iasi, intruded illegally into the airspace of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic sixteen times on April 17, 2016, while taking aerial photography of the Pridnestrovian territory.