The PMR Foreign Ministry held a meeting of the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Ambassador-at-large of the Foreign Ministry of Abkhazia, Vito Grittani, who visited Pridnestrovie for the first time on a familiarization visit. Alexandr Vataman, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Abkhazia in Pridnestrovie, also took part in the meeting.

Welcoming the guest, Vitaly Ignatiev positively assessed the high dynamics of the diplomatic contacts of Abkhazia and Pridnestrovie at all levels.



Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev met with the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Claus Neukirch.



The PMR MFA held a meeting between the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and the delegation of representatives of mediators and observers in the negotiation process in the “Permanent Conference ...” format.



The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and the United Nations delegation led by the UN Human Rights Senior Expert Thomas Hammarberg.

Welcoming the guests, Vitaly Ignatiev highly appreciated the long-term cooperation with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.



According to the PMR Foreign Minister, official working meetings of the President of the Republic and other Heads of government bodies, and legislators will be held here, round tables and conferences will be organized.

The Official Representation of Pridnestrovie has opened in Moscow today. The President of the PMR with his wife, senators and deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Pridnestrovian, Russian, Abkhazian, South Ossetian and Nagorno-Karabakh diplomats, social activists, experts, and scientists attended the ceremony.



The Pridnestrovian Representation first appeared in Moscow in 2005. Its functions were then assigned to the Cooperation Center “Pridnestrovie” – a public organization officially registered in the Russian Federation. From the beginning of 2012, the activity of this structure was discontinued, however, there is still need for Republic’s representation. This is confirmed by the numerous appeals of Pridnestrovian citizens residing in Russia.



In the framework of his visit to the capital of the Russian Federation, the PMR Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vitaly Ignatiev, met with the Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergey Gubarev. Ambassador-at-Large in the rank of Deputy Foreign Minister of the PMR Ruslan Slobodenyuk, Deputy Director of the Second Department of CIS countries at the Russian Foreign Ministry Vitaly Tryapitsyn and Assistant of Sergey Gubarev, First Secretary Arif Hajiev also attended the meeting.



Addressing journalists, OSCE Chairman-in-Office Miroslav Lajcak recalled that Slovakia has been chairing the OSCE since January 1. “Last week I presented our priorities in Vienna, and today I am here. This is a sign of how seriously we take our role”, the diplomat said. According to him, Slovakia is counting on an effective chairmanship.


The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Slovak diplomat Miroslav Lajcak is in Tiraspol. This visit is the first in his new capacity (Slovakia has been chairing the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe since January 1 this year). Earlier, Miroslav Lajcak represented the European Union in the format of the “Permanent Conference...”.



Leonid Manakov is the Head of the Official Representation of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic in the Russian Federation.

Address: Moscow, 11 Povarskaya St., bldg. 1, office No. 35 (Arbat district).

The tasks of the Official Representation of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic are as follows:

- to assist Pridnestrovian residents in establishing socio-cultural, socio-economic and other ties;

- to maintain direct contacts with the authorities in Moscow, interact with other civic organizations;