Meetings and Visits

 
10/06/22

On October 5, the Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with Celestine Greenwood, a British lawyer who had been invited by the OSCE Mission to conduct international expertise on issues related to protecting children’s rights, including adoption, in Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Protection and Labor, and the Ministry of Justice, who take part in meetings of expert (working) groups on social protection, humanitarian aid, and legal and documentation support for citizens.

 
09/06/22

On September 5, an online-meeting of the political representatives from Pridnestrovie and Moldova, Vitaly Ignatiev and Oleg Serebrian, with the participation of expert (working) groups on health issues took place.

The meeting focused on the issue of importing medicines to Pridnestrovie. Vitaly Ignatiev reminded of the mechanism developed by the relevant experts of the sides to unblock the import of medicines included in the Pridnestrovian list of vital and socially important medicines into the PMR.  

 
08/29/22

Today, at the initiative of the Pridnestrovian side, an online meeting was held on the issues of importing to Pridnestrovie products for plant protection and increasing soil fertility.

 
08/18/22

On August 17, after a two-year standstill, a meeting of Pridnestrovian and Moldovan telecommunication experts was held via videoconference with representatives of mediators and observers.

The meeting mainly focused on the fulfillment of obligations under the Protocol Decision on Measures to Organize Interaction in the Field of Tele- and Electrocommunications of November 25, 2017, as well as the follow-up Roadmap of June 28, 2018.

 
08/12/22

 

Today, Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev met with Yuri Klimenko, Ukraine’s Special Representative in the Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement process. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Moldova Mark Shevchenko and Deputy Foreign Minister of Pridnestrovie Alexandr Stetsiuk also participated in the working dialogue. This meeting was the first contact with Ukraine’s new representative in the 5+2 format.

 
08/10/22

Today, a meeting of experts from Pridnestrovie and Moldova took place via videoconference to discuss pressing problematic issues of current concern that arise during the medication imports. The meeting was also attended by representatives of mediators and observers in the negotiation process.

In its initiative to hold another meeting, the Pridnestrovian side proceeded from the irresponsible approach of the Moldovan side which has for two months delayed the implementation of a ready solution designed to simplify the mechanism of medication imports to Pridnestrovie.

 
07/23/22

PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev is on a working visit to Moscow. As part of the visit, the Foreign Minister attended a round table on Russia’s Participation in the Peacekeeping Operation in Pridnestrovie: 30 Years of Peace and Stability in the Region, organized on the platform of the Federation Council. Representatives of the Federation Council Committees on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security, the State Duma, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, the Russian Defense and Foreign Affairs Ministries, and the expert community were among those invited.

 
07/20/22

The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of Deputy Foreign Minister Alexandr Stetsiuk with representatives of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Catrin Gosby, Marianna Pateraki and Tania Marcello.

The DRC delegation came to Pridnestrovie on an informational visit to identify the humanitarian needs of the Ukrainian refugees, as well as to determine the support that the organization can provide.

 
07/20/22

A delegation of the Russian MFA, headed by Ambassador-at-Large Vitaly Tryapitsyn, arrived in Pridnestrovie. The Russian diplomats visited the Consular Field Service of the Russian Embassy in Tiraspol. Then the delegation went to a meeting with Pridnestrovian President Vadim Krasnoselsky.

 
07/07/22

The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Thomas Mayr-Harting, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office. The meeting was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Moldova Tomasz Kobzdej, Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Claus Neukirch and OSCE CiO Coordinator for the Pridnestrovian Settlement Marek Calka.

 
06/29/22

The Foreign Ministry held a working meeting with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), headed by delegate Maria Arranz Arranz. From the Pridnestrovian side, the meeting was attended by experts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Social Protection and Labor Alexander Khonitsky, Angela Diachenko and Natalia Ovcharenko.

The interlocutors continued the discussion of the multifaceted assistance provided to people with disabilities in Pridnestrovie.

 
06/27/22

The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Moldova Steven Fisher.

The discussion was focused on the issues related to the current situation in the field of regional security. In this context, Vitaly Ignatiev expressed particular concern about the strengthened militarization processes in Moldova, including the possible supply of lethal weapons to the neighboring state.

 
06/27/22

The Foreign Ministry hosted the meeting between PMR Deputy Foreign Minister Alexandr Stetsiuk and Head of the Embassy Office of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Republic of Moldova Floris van Eijk. Researchers from the Clingedael Institute, Bob Deen and Wouter Zweers, also participated in the dialogue.

The communication focused on a wide range of issues related to the negotiation process and the prospects for settling relations between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.

 
06/24/22

The Foreign Ministry held a working meeting with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation represented by Samuel Marc Fensterheim and Maria Arranz Arranz. From the Pridnestrovian side the meeting was attended by heads of relevant departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry Ministry of Social Protection and Labor and the Ministry of Health Alexander Khonitsky, Natalia Ovcharenko and Angela Diachenko.

 
06/22/22

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev received members of the International Committee of the Red Cross. During the dialogue, Head of the ICRC Delegation Roman Machover informed that he was completing his mission and introduced Doris El Doueihi as his successor.

The meeting was held as part of the ICRC Delegation’s working visit the purpose of which was to proceed with elaborating certain aspects of assistance to Ukrainian refugees and their host families in Pridnestrovie.

 
06/21/22

Today, a meeting of Pridnestrovian and Moldovan experts took place via videoconference to address pressing problematic issues that arise during the import of medicines. Representatives of mediators and observers in the negotiation process, as well as a delegation of the World Health Organization attended the discussion.

 
06/17/22

The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Moldova Kęstutis Kudzmanas. Emilija Punjute-Galoa, researcher at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania, also joined the discussion.

The dialogue focused on a wide range of issues related to the history and current state of relations between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.

 
06/16/22

The Foreign Ministry hosted the meeting between Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovakia to Moldova Pavol Ivan. This is the diplomat’s first visit to Pridnestrovie in his capacity as Ambassador.

 
06/02/22

Оn June 1, PMR Deputy Foreign Minister Alexandr Stetsiuk held a discussion with Artyom Malgin, Pro-Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Russian Foreign Ministry. Director of MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency Angelika Mirzoeva also attended the meeting.

 
06/01/22

A meeting between Deputy Foreign Minister Alexandr Stetsiuk and the delegation of the United Nations agencies led by Kristin Jenssen, Peace and Development Adviser, took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Among the agencies represented were the UN Development Programme, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and UN Women.

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