Statements and Comments

In Pridnestrovie attention was drawn to an increasing number of statements on issue of the Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement made by representatives of different states and international structures, and this concern about the future of the people residing in this region of Europe is appreciated.
 In Pridnestrovie attention was drawn to some statements as regards the Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement made by Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden during his short-term working visit in Chisinau on March 11, 2010.
In Pridnestrovie attention was drawn to mass media reports regarding the speech of Mr. Osipov at the Summit of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe held on December, 1 and 2, 2010, in Astana. 
In the light of high importance for the Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement of the Summit of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe held on 1-2 December, in Astana, the refusal of Moldovan acting President Mihai Ghimpu from participating in the given international forum is indicative of Chisinau’s extremely irresponsible approach to the question of political normalization of relations.
On October 14, 2010, the Russia’s Nezavisimaya gazeta (Independent Newspaper) saw the publication of the article of Ms. Gamova titled Moscow prepares honorary surrender of Transdniestria dedicated to specific aspects of the cooperation between the Russian Federation and the European Union in the context of Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement.
Media released the statement made by the head of the EUBAM Mission Udo Burkholder which says that reopening of the passenger train Chisinau-Odessa via Pridnestrovien Moldavian Republic is “the EU Mission’s success in rendering assistance at the border between Moldova and Ukraine.”
The Transdniestrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes the decision of the International Court of Justice of 22 June 2010 which reads, “International legislation contains no prohibition as to declaring independence, and thus, Kosovo’s declaration of independence doesn’t contradict international law.”
On December 17, 2009, Deputy Prime Minister of the RM Victor Osipov put forward an initiative to suspend temporarily the entry ban for Pridnestrovian officials to the EU countries.
On February 17, 2008, the Parliament of Kosovo declared the region independent.
Today, on November 13, 2007, a meeting between representatives of the sides, mediators, and observers within the Permanent Conference on Political Issues in the Framework of the “5+2” Moldova-Pridnestrovie Settlement Negotiation Process should have taken place in Madrid. This forum had been disrupted unilaterally by Moldova on February 28, 2006.
The Republic of Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Pridnestrovien Moldavian Republic, and the Republic of South Ossetia,