During the working visit to Moscow, the Pridnestrovian delegation held a number of meetings in Russian state agencies with a view to enhancing bilateral, cross-departmental cooperation.

In particular, communication took place with the Ministry of Health leadership to tackle the broadening of the range and forms of cooperation, including the possibility of providing high-tech and other medical care to Pridnestrovian citizens in specialized federal institutions of Russia.


The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between Vitaly Ignatiev and delegations of the Russian Foreign Ministry headed by Alexander Lukashevich, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the OSCE, and Vitaly Triapitsyn, Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The meeting was also attended by Alexander Andreev, JCC Co-Chairman from the Russian Federation.


In the context of the ongoing investigation into the terrorist attacks on the PMR territory, the Pridnestrovian side has informed the international mediators and observers of the negotiation process about the car bomb intended for the OSCE delegation during the visit of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Bujar Osmani to Pridnestrovie on February 14.


On the instructions of the President of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, in connection with the prevented cynical terrorist act against the Pridnestrovian leadership and civilians, official appeals have been sent to the Ukrainian Embassy, Secretary General and permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, as well as mediators and observers in the negotiation process.

The letter to the Ukrainian side requested assistance in obtaining clarifications from relevant agencies of Ukraine.


At the Pridnestrovian side’s initiative, an on-line meeting of expert (working) groups on transport and road infrastructure development was held today.

The key issue on the agenda of the meeting was the functioning of the Vehicle Registration Offices in Tiraspol and Rybnitsa.

In this context, the Pridnestrovian side highlighted a concrete workable initiative that can help restore the full functionality of the mechanism in the coming months.


A meeting between PMR President Vadim Krasnoselsky and Michael Carpenter, US Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, took place in the office of the PMR President. Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and U.S. Ambassador to Moldova Kent D. Logsdon also took part in the working discussion.


Today, PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev held working discussions with representatives of a number of friendly states. In particular, he had contacts with Akhsar Dzhioev, Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Ossetia, and Russian Federation officials.


Vitaly Ignatiev and Oleg Serebrian held a meeting in the OSCE Mission office in Tiraspol in the presence of representatives of the mediators and observers.

The key focus of the meeting was on the amendments to the Criminal Code adopted by the Moldovan Parliament, which introduce penalties under such articles as “separatism”, “conspiracy against Moldova” and others.


PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev met with Floris van Eijk, Chargé d’Affaires of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Moldova, at the PMR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


The PMR President is meeting with the OSCE delegation led by Bujar Osmani, the Foreign Minister of North Macedonia, chairing this year’s Chairpersonship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. In addition to the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, the group of foreign visitors to Pridnestrovie included Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Kelly Keiderling, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Thomas Mayr-Harting and other European diplomats.


An online meeting of the Pridnestrovian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Collegium was held to summarise the work of the ministry in 2022. PMR President Vadim Krasnoselsky, Chairman of the PMR Government Alexander Rozenberg, Parliament Speaker Alexander Korshunov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Moldova Oleg Vasnetsov and Foreign Ministers of South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh Akhsar Dzhioev and Sergey Gazaryan attended the event.


Vitaly Ignatiev held a working meeting with Kelly Keiderling. The sides discussed details of the forthcoming visit to Pridnestrovie by OSCE Chairman-in-Office, North Macedonian Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani.


The OSCE Mission’s office in Tiraspol hosted a meeting of healthcare experts with representatives of the mediators and observers in the negotiation process.


PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev took part in a meeting of the PMR Supreme Council commission on foreign policy and international relations.

The discussion focused on amendments to the Moldovan Criminal Code adopted by the Moldovan parliament, which envisage penalties for “separatism”, “conspiracy against Moldova” and the creation of an “anti-constitutional entity”.


PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev sent condolences to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Türkiye to Moldova Uygar Mustafa Sertel over the deaths caused by a series of earthquakes on the territory of Türkiye.

The Foreign Minister stressed that Pridnestrovie received with great sorrow the news about the numerous human losses and the terrible devastation caused by the natural calamity.


We view the adoption by the Moldovan Parliament of a bill that creates grounds for politically motivated criminal prosecution of virtually every resident of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic as an act of aggression aimed at undermining the negotiation process and as a deliberate prologue to massive human rights violations.


The office of President of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting between President Vadim Krasnoselsky and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Moldova Oleg Vasnetsov. This is the first contact in 2023. The previous conversation was held in December last year. Despite the short period between the two meetings, the agenda has been enriched with new issues that require joint work on their solution, said Vadim Krasnoselsky, welcoming the guest.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs that it has sent an appeal to the 5+2 participants regarding the alarming state of the import of medicines to the PMR and the refusal by the Moldovan side to implement compromise solutions in this area.

It is important to note that throughout 2022, the Pridnestrovian side has repeatedly raised the issue of the need to ensure an uninterrupted supply of pharmaceutical products to the PMR for the population and medical institutions of the republic in the framework of international dialogue. 


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a working dialogue between Vitaly Ignatyev, PMR Foreign Minister, and Alexander Vataman, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Abkhazia in the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.


PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev took part online in the Round Table on Development of Cultural and Humanitarian Cooperation with Compatriots in the Modern Geopolitical Realities, which took place today at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation. One of the key issues at the event was the protection of the rights and interests of Russian compatriots in Pridnestrovie.