Pridnestrovian State University named after T.G. Shevchenko held the opening of Contact Centre on coordination with Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation.



Pridnestrovie pays close attention to the ongoing political confrontation in the Republic of Moldova and calls political forces of neighbouring country to be restraint and to ensure peace and stability.

We express the hope that the worsening political crisis will not harm the ability of the Republic of Moldova to implement the agreements in the negotiating process that focused on solving urgent social and humanitarian issues in the interests of the people.



Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR publishes Additional Protocol to Protocol Decision dd. March 30, 2012 signed without meeting between leaders of Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova.

By mutual consent, Protocol Decision On the Principles of Resumption of a Full-Scale Freight Railway Communication through the Territory of Pridnestrovie” was extended till December 31, 2019. The Pridnestrovian side believes that the signed Additional Protocol shall pave the way for removal of barriers and compromise settlement of the current problematic aspects in rail transportation.



The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting between Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and USA delegation headed by Brad Freden, Director of Office for Eastern European Affairs at the U.S. State Department.



At the initiative of the Pridnestrovian Side the OSCE Office in Tiraspol hosted a meeting of expert (working) groups on telecommunications and postal service. The representatives of mediators and observers in the negotiation process attended the meeting.

The meeting was encouraged by the lasting seizure of Russian periodicals coming to Pridnestrovian subscribers by the Republic of Moldova.

During the meeting, experts of the Sides came back to earlier proposals relating the Russian periodicals delivery and agreed to solve existing problematic aspects as soon as possible.



The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Moldova Lucy Joyce. Deputy Head of the Embassy Gary Davies also took part in the meeting.

Welcoming the guests, Vitaly Ignatiev highly appreciated experience of cooperation with the British side and expressed gratitude for implementation of humanitarian projects. Head of the Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry flagged the support provided by the Embassy to Pridnestrovian emergency and fire response authorities.



The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Head of the EU Delegation to Moldova Peter Mihalko.

Welcoming the guest, Vitaly Ignatiev highly appreciated the dynamics of bilateral cooperation with the EU Delegation. During the conversation, the parties discussed the current situation in the negotiation process between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova. The interlocutors also touched upon a wide range of issues related to the implementation of joint projects in the social and humanitarian sphere.



The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie hosted a meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Delegation of German War Graves Commission headed by Thomas Schock, Kassel Exhumation Department (Germany). The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Presidential Administration, the Supreme Council, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Defence, the Investigative Committee and the Public Service for Culture and Historical Heritage.


Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev congratulated the Head of the Abkhazian Foreign Ministry Daur Kove on the anniversary of the Apsny Foreign Service.

The Minister particularly emphasized that the competence, responsibility and dedication of Abkhaz diplomats became a solid basis for building mutually beneficial relations with foreign partners, allowed the Republic of Abkhazia to gain international recognition, and also contribute to the achievement of significant goals in the foreign policy arena.



On May 17, the Official Mission of the Republic of Abkhazia to the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic hosted a meeting of the Pridnestrovian Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Plenipotentiary Representative of Abkhazia in Pridnestrovie Alexander Vataman. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of Pridnestrovie Alexander Stetsyuk.

As part of the dialogue, the diplomats discussed several topical issues in the context of relations between Pridnestrovie and Apsny, as well as promising areas of bilateral cooperation during this year.