The Ministry of Foreign Affairs took note of the biased media statements by the Official Representative of Moldova to the Council of Europe on the Romanian-language schools on the territory of Pridnestrovie.

In this regard, we draw the Moldovan official's attention to the fact that the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic is committed to an approach allowing its citizens to exercise their right to freely choose the language of instruction and get education in appropriate educational institutions.


As part of his working trip to Moscow, the PMR's Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev met with Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Foreign Ministry Vitaly Tryapitsyn.


Today, the PMR's Minister of Foreign Affairs Vitaly Ignatiev had a meeting with the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Claus Neukirch via video link.


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.


Vadim Krasnoselsky and Oleg Vasnetsov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Moldova, met in the office of the Head of the Pridnestrovian State. Its goal is to exchange relevant information on the current situation in the sphere of Pridnestrovian-Russian relations and in the context of the negotiation process in the format of the "Permanent Meeting ...". The agenda includes issues related to the resumption of full-fledged work of the Tiraspol Point of Outbound Consular Services of the Russian Embassy.


On May 25, took place a videoconference, this year's first meeting of Expert (Working) Groups on railway transport and communications from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.


The Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Thomas Mayr-Harting.


Today, an online ceremony of signing the Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between the Public Chambers of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic and the Public Chamber of the Republic of Abkhazia took place at the Foreign Ministry. The event was attended by the Heads of the advisory bodies of the two countries Vladimir Ladunkin and Guli Kichba, Deputy Foreign Ministers of Pridnestrovie and Abkhazia Alexander Stetsiuk and Odyssey Bigvava, as well as Heads of Official Representations Harry Kupalba and Alexander Vataman and other invited persons.


The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev with the Russian human rights activist, expert of the Moscow Bureau for Human Rights Oleg Ivannikov.


The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden Anna Lieberg.

Welcoming the guest, the Pridnestrovian Foreign Minister expressed gratitude to the efforts of the Swedish OSCE Chairmanship in terms of Moldovan-Pridnestrovian relations settlement. “We share the priorities set by the Chairmanship, including human rights issues because the entire negotiation process is devoted to issues that are directly related to human rights,” the diplomat said.


During the visit to the capital of the Russian Federation, the Pridnestrovian delegation which consisted of Assistant to the President of the PMR Vitaly Bondar, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Alexander Stetsiuk and Vice-Rector for Economic Activity and Strategic Development of the Pridnestrovian State University named after I. T.G. Shevchenko Vladislav Sokolov held a working meeting at the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation.