Archive - 2021



Today, a meeting of expert (working) groups on economic issues took place in a videoconference format. The Pridnestrovian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development Sergey Obolonik included representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the leadership of the Pridnestrovian Union of Industrialists, Agrarians and Entrepreneurs (SPAPP).



Today, the Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Head of the OSCE Mission Claus Neukirch.

During the working discussion, the diplomats reviewed the current state of the dialogue between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova given the disruption by the Moldovan side of the 5+2 Permanent Conference meeting due on November 2-3 this year. Possible immediate moves within the negotiation process were also announced, including arranging the meetings at the level of expert (working) groups.



We drew attention to the commentary published on October 27 by the office of Moldova’s Political Representative on the vehicle problem.



Today, the presentation of the fourth volume of the monograph “History of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic” took place in the small hall of the Palace of the Republic. The event was attended by members of the editorial board and the composite authors of the publication, including the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and the State Adviser to the PMR President Anna Volkova, as well as the First President of the PMR Igor Smirnov, heads of executive authorities, Rector and professors of the Taras Shevchenko PSU, etc.



Vadim Krasnoselsky met with Uldis Mikuts, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Moldova, in the office of the Head of the Pridnestrovian State. The previous communication is dated 2019. The sides noted that the pandemic and the rhythm of society’s life that it affected creates a feeling of a much longer absence of bilateral contacts.


A meeting of political representatives, postponed twice earlier at the request of the Moldovan side, took place at the office of the OSCE Mission in Bendery.



Today, the OSCE Mission office hosted a meeting of political representatives from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova, which was attended by representatives of the 5+2 mediators and observers.



The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Moldova Pierre-Alain Fridez and Inese Libina-Egnere. The meeting was also attended by the Secretary of the PACE Monitoring Committee, Sylvie Affholder, and the head of the Council of Europe Mission to Moldova, William Massolin.



A working meeting of the Pridnestrovian leader Vadim Krasnoselsky with the Ambassador-at-Large of the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation Vitaly Tryapitsyn took place in the Administration of the PMR President. The Russian guest was accompanied by Co-Chairman of the Joint Control Commission from Russia Andrey Gorobtsov and Assistant to the Ambassador Arif Hajiyev. From the Pridnestrovian side, the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev participated in the discussion.



The meeting of the PMR President Vadim Krasnoselsky with the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ann Linde took place in Bendery. She is accompanied by Special Representative Thomas Mayr-Harting, Head of the OSCE Mission in Moldova Claus Neukirch, Swedish Ambassador Katarina Fried, as well as a large group of officials representing the Swedish Foreign Ministry and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The Pridnestrovian side was also represented by Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and his Deputy Alexandr Stetsiuk.