Archive - 2021



A regular meeting of expert (working) groups on education from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova was held today in a videoconference format.

The parties discussed the progress in implementing the protocol decisions in the field of education, signed in November 2017, noting the overall positive dynamics in this area. At the same time, the Moldovan side's attention was drawn to a number of remaining difficulties in using apostilled diplomas abroad.



A meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Vitaly Ignatiev and Head of the Official Representation of the Republic of South Ossetia in the PMR Vitaly Yankovsky took place at the Pridnestrovians Foreign Ministry.



The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes the statement adopted by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation regarding the inadmissibility of any destructive moves from the neighboring states against Pridnestrovie and the need for measures to support Russian citizens and Russian compatriots living in the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.

The mentioned document has once again confirmed the significant role of the Russian Federation as a guarantor country and mediator in the Moldovan-Pridnestrovian settlement.



After a two-month pause, on June 11, took place a videoconference format meeting of Expert (Working) Groups on Transport from Pridnestrovie and Moldova.

The main discussion’s issue was the VRO’s activities blocking by the Moldovan side. Problems within offices operation arose as a result of Moldovan side’s unilateral and uncoordinated increase of tariffs for services from June 1, 2021. 



Today, the Pridnestrovian side initiated a video format meeting of Expert (Working) Groups on customs interaction.

During the meeting, the sides discussed aspects related to the implementation of international transit of goods through the territories of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova. The experts outlined approaches that, in their opinion, could become the basis for the draft of the corresponding protocol decision, and expressed their readiness to continue work to achieve mutually beneficial agreements.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received reports about employees of the State Border Service of Ukraine refusing to admit to enter the territory of Ukraine citizens vaccinated in Pridnestrovie and possessing corresponding certificates of international standard issued in Pridnestrovie.


On June 8, this year's first meeting of Expert (Working) Groups on Medicines Import was held in a videoconference mode.

During the meeting, parties exchanged views on the parameters for maintaining state registers of medical products admitted to circulation on the markets of the parties, as well as on the current rules for the import of such products.



The House of Official Receptions ended the meeting of the PMR’s President Vadim Krasnoselsky with the delegation of mediators and observers in the 5+2 format.



In Tiraspol, the PMR’s President is meeting with mediators and observers in the negotiation process. The delegation that arrived in the Pridnestrovian capital is represented in the 3+2 format. It is numerous - about twenty officials. Some of the arrivals are frequent visitors to the republic, for others this is the first acquaintance with Pridnestrovie.


For the first time within the last 15 months, on June 2, took place a videoconference meeting of Expert (Working) groups from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova on crime combating issues.

During the meeting, parties returned to discuss topical issues of cooperation within the law enforcement sphere, including provisions regarding the implementation of existing obligations of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova to resolve the problem of criminal prosecution of officials.