Archive - 2016



On February 2, 2016 at the initiative of the Pridnestrovian side a meeting of expert (working) groups of the sides on railway transport and communication took place in the office of the OSCE Mission in Bendery. The meeting was attended by representatives of the mediators and observers in the negotiation process.

The meeting discussed the problem situation, connected with impediments imposed by the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine to the delivery of import cargo going to the economic entities of Pridnestrovie by railway from Ukraine.


Today, on February 2, in the framework of a working visit to the capital of the Russian Federation Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev met with Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Foreign Ministry Sergey Gubarev and Deputy Director of the Second Department of the CIS of the Foreign Ministry of Russia Vitaly Tryapitsyn.



​The head of the Pridnestrovian diplomacy in an interview with Pervy Pridnestrovsky TV Channel expressed hope for a speedy resolution of the situation in the field of freedom of movement of citizens of the PMR and urged people not to succumb to the attempts of psychological pressure and provocations by members of the Border Police of the Republic of Moldova.


​Today, on February 1, 2016, during the procedure of passport control at the airport in Kishinev before flight departure to the capital of the Russian Federation in the framework of working trip Head of the Foreign Ministry of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic Vitaly Ignatiev was subjected to the extra searches on the so-called “second line”.



​President Yevgeny Shevchuk held a meeting with Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR. Vitaly Ignatiev informed the Head of State about the work being done by the Foreign Ministry on the most topical issues of the negotiation process with the Republic of Moldova.



​Today, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR head of the Foreign Ministry Vitaly Ignatiev received a delegation of the British Embassy in the Republic of Moldova headed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Her Majesty of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Philip David Batson.


In connection with numerous appeals of the citizens coming in written and electronic forms and evidencing the renewal of administrative pressure by authorities of the Republic of Moldova on residents of Pridnestrovie, crossing the RM’s state border, including in Kishinev airport, the Press Service of the Foreign Ministry of the PMR reports the following.



Today Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev sent to Head of the Foreign Ministry of Abkhazia Vyacheslav Chirikba congratulations on the 23th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic and the Republic of Abkhazia.



President Yevgeny Shevchuk received Acting Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Director of the state unitary enterprise “Pridnestrovian Railway” Oleg Kulbikov. The meeting focused on issues related to the change in the scheme of movement of goods imported to Pridnestrovie by railway.



The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR draws the attention of the residents of Pridnestrovie to the possible aggravation of the political situation in the neighbouring Republic of Moldova, as well as to the expected increase in protest activity in Kishinev.

In this regard, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR recommends the citizens of Pridnestrovie in order to avoid possible incidents to refrain from traveling to the Republic of Moldova, as well as to participate in any public events related to the socio-political processes in Moldova.