Presidential News


The negotiation room of the PMR President's Administration attended the meeting of Vadim Krasnoselsky and Claus Neukirch. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and the Adviser to the President of the PMR on foreign policy Ruslan Slobodeniuk joined the working discussion as well.


The site of the PMR President's Administration attended the working meeting of the Pridnestrovian Head of State with the US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Moldova.


The Nagorno-Karabakh Delegation headed by the Chairman of the National Assembly of the republic Artur Tovmasyan arrived in Tiraspol to take part in the festive events dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the PMR. The Head of the Pridnestrovian State met with the fraternal peoples’ representatives as well.


A telephone conversation was held between the PMR’s President Vadim Krasnoselsky and the Head of the Moldovan State Igor Dodon. The interlocutors confirmed their readiness to meet at the end of this month to discuss current issues on the negotiation agenda.


Welcoming the US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Moldova Dereck Hogan, Vadim Krasnoselsky said that there have been events that require joint discussion since the previous meeting. The problematic aspect is a serious slowdown in the dynamics of the negotiation process between Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova. “The negotiation process is almost stagnating. The prospects for resuming a normal dialogue are not yet clear,” the PMR’s President noted. Vadim Krasnoselsky emphasized that humanitarian and social issues are accumulating.


The Moldovan head of state, Igor Dodon initiated a telephone conversation with Pridnestrovian President Vadim Krasnoselsky. Interlocutors discussed the progress of the negotiation process between Pridnestrovie and Moldova. The parties touched upon a number of expert (working) groups’ activities. They agreed to continue the working dialogue aimed at confidence improving between the sides.


The meeting between the Pridnestrovian President with the European diplomat took place in a video format. The Head of the PMR’s Foreign Ministry, Vitaly Ignatiev attended the meeting as well.

Greeting Klaus Neukirch, Vadim Krasnoselsky noted that international Community Representatives’ attention is important to the republic. The Head of OSCE Mission to Moldova stated ad his turn that he is attentively following the situation in Pridnestrovie and the events occurring along the perimeter that have influence on.


Vadim Krasnoselsky met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Moldova Oleg Vasnetsov. The conversation held in the Pridnestrovian Head’s office was arranged in compliance with all security measures. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev attended the meeting as well. The interlocutors discussed the way the situation with coronavirus spread develops in Pridnestrovie, in Russia and in the world, exchanged views on the effectiveness of measures taken to prevent it.


The delegation of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being has been working in Pridnestrovie for the third day. The familiarization meeting between the President of the PMR and representatives of Rospotrebnadzor took place on May 13.


The Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being, better known as Rospotrebnadzor, functions under the Russian Federation Government. Among other functions, its service includes the development and approval of state sanitary and epidemiological rules and hygienic standards along with supervision of their implementation. During pandemic, Rospotrebnadzor actively involves within anti-coronavirus activities. Its representatives are now in Pridnestrovie. The working visit is to last for about a week.


The President invited the PMR Government Chairman Alexander Martynov, the PMR Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev and Ruslan Mova the Minister of Internal Affairs and head of Operational Headquarter on Prevention the coronavirus spread to discuss the issue of assuring uninterrupted food and medicine supplies to Pridnestrovie during pandemic. They talked about the current situation, the current level of communication in this direction, the problems the republic is facing and the measures taken to solve them.


Dear Mr. Bzhania,

On behalf of people of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic and on my own behalf, I express my respect and congratulations on the occasion of your election as President of the Republic of Abkhazia!


The PMR President convened the meeting of representatives of Expert (Working) Groups of Pridnestrovie as part of the negotiation process with the Republic of Moldova. The officials informed the Head of State about the activities of the working bodies within “Permanent Meeting ...” format in relevant areas. Sergey Obolonik introduced the Economic Issues.


The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, arrived in Pridnestrovie with an introductory mission. The Bosnian human rights activist holds the post of Commissioner since the beginning of 2018. The Institution itself has existed since 1999. Expressing gratitude to the guests for the visit, Vadim Krasnoselsky emphasized that Pridnestrovie appreciates cooperation with the Council of Europe, especially in such an important area as human rights protection.


The Head of the Ukrainian Embassy Mark Shevchenko paid a visit to Tiraspol. He detains the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Moldova since the end of the last year. On March 5, the President of the PMR Vadim Krasnoselsky received the diplomat while the latter was introduced by the Special Representative of Ukraine on Moldovan-Pridnestrovian settlement Viktor Kryzhanivsky.


The Administration of the Russian Federation’s President held the meeting between the President of Pridnestrovie Vadim Krasnoselsky and the Deputy Head of the Russian Federation’s Presidential Administration Dmitry Kozak.

During the meeting, the Head of State praised the intensity of bilateral working contacts, stressing out that the Russian Federation is a key partner of Pridnestrovie and that relations with it are strategic for the Republic.


A round table was held in Moscow to mark the Official Representative Office of Pridnestrovie in the Russian Federation opening anniversary. The event was attended by the PMR’s President and his wife, the head of the Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry, the speaker of the Pridnestrovian parliament, politicians, parliamentarians and public figures of the Russian Federation, representatives of the Abkhazian Embassy and Pridnestrovians living in Russia.


The Pridnestrovian delegation led by the PMR President Vadim Krasnoselsky arrived to the Russian capital. The first meeting as part of a working visit was held at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Reception House. Vadim Krasnoselsky discussed issues relevant to Pridnestrovie with Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko.


The Pridnestrovian President Vadim Krasnoselsky held a three-hours meeting in Bendery with the OSCE European delegation headed by Thomas Mayr-Harting the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office.   

This meeting was necessary. We stated our position, proves and arguments, but also heard the OSCE representative’s opinion about the settlement issues agenda.     


This year, the OSCE is chaired by Albania, led by its Prime Minister Edi Rama. The Austrian diplomat Thomas Mayr-Harting has been appointed Special Representative for the Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement. Today he is visiting Pridnestrovie for the first time, in his current position. The foreign diplomat visited the republic: in 2017, as a representative of the European Union in the “5 + 2” format, he met with the President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR.