Statements and Comments


In connection with news reports in Moldovan media affirming the alleged threats on the part of Pridnestrovie to introduce a visa regime for Moldovan citizens, to restrict the transit of goods, to introduce duty of 100 percent on products of the RM and so on, the Press Service of the MFA of the PMR informs the following.


Yesterday, on May 21, 2015, the director of the Dniester-Prut Centre of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies was detained at the airport in Kishinev and then deported to the Russian Federation.


On May 7, 2015 News Agency “” spread information about the situation with obtaining licences in the Republic of Moldova by the Pridnestrovian enterprise CJSC Tiraspol Wine & Cognac Factory «KVINT».


On April 20, 2015 at the airport in Kishinev the Border Police of the Republic of Moldova detained Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Dmitry Palamarchuk in order to carry out the intensified personal inspection.

The officials of the Moldovan Border Police actually prevented the representative of the Pridnestrovian delegation from departing for Vienna to participate in special informal consultations with the delegations in the “5+2” format.


On April 19, 2015 at the airport in Kishinev Moldova's border police denied entry for a crew of the programme “Postscript” of the Russian television channel TV Tsentr. Journalists went to Pridnestrovie to shoot reportage, but upon arrival in Kishinev they were detained by competent authorities of the Republic of Moldova, and then they were expelled. We remind that journalists of TV Channels “Zvezda” and “Russia 24” had previously been denied entry.


The Foreign Ministry of the PMR took with attention not only the request of the REGNUM News Agency, but also the information previously published on the agency's website with a heading “Tiraspol has changed the national idea: instead of “Eurasian” – “European integration”.  We remind that in that material of April 4, 2015 the REGNUM correspondents came to that conclusion by analyzing the information of the press service of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova in which the REGNUM news agency allegedly reported that an agreement to cr


Today at the airport in Kishinev the border police of the Republic of Moldova denied entry to the crew of the Zvezda (Star) television channel moved to Pridnestrovie for shooting a reportage on the socio-economic situation in the country and an interview with the President of the PMR E.Shevchuk.


On April 4, 2015 the Moldovan news agency «» posted a message with a reference to an interview with representative on political issues from the Republic of Moldova Viktor Osipov to the “Radio Moldova” in the programme “Loc de dialog” that on April 21, 2015 in Vienna “the negotiations on Pridnestrovian settlement in the format “5+2” will  resume”.


Today, on April 3, 2015, a group of employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR was returning from a business trip on a regular S7 flight from Moscow to Kishinev for subsequent departure to the capital of Pridnestrovie.


As previously reported by the press service of the State Security Committee of the PMR, on March 31 at 15:20 at a sector of the state border of Pridnestrovie with Ukraine, near the village Novaya Andriyashevka bordering the locality Rozalovka (Razdelnyansky Raion, Ukraine) there was an incident resulted in severe wound of a citizen of the PMR.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR sent a letter to the Moldovan side informing about the decision taken by the President of the PMR to postpone the requirement of the compulsory automobile liability insurance for car owners of the Republic of Moldova until 14 April.


Today the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR at the instruction of the Pridnestrovian leadership sent a letter to the participants of the “5+2” format in which it expressed the utmost concern over the developing situation.

The leadership of the PMR receives addresses from Pridnestrovian enterpreuners on the facts of the unprecedented and systematic pressure on them by the law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Moldova, bringing about the full-scale criminal repression against the economic agents of Pridnestrovie.


For the Pridnestrovian side the “5 + 2” format is very important, but the necessary prerequisites have not yet created for the next round


Regarding the reports appeared in a number of Moldovan media about the allegedly certain restrictive measures on the part of Pridnestrovie against members of the European Union Delegation in Moldova, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR informs the following.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR is deeply concerned about the detention of a group of young Russian scientists, flying to the city of Moscow after scientific expedition to the Republic of Moldova, Gagauzia and Pridnestrovie on February 1, 2015 at the airport of Kishinev.

The visit was aimed at gathering by the researchers from universities of the Russian Federation the necessary scientific information and materials that provide an objective perspective on the history and current developments in the wider regional space.


In the interest of ensuring public security and improving the mechanisms of regulation of migration flows, as well as with a view to modernizing the current legislation in the field of migration on 30 January, 2015 the President of the PMR signed Decree No. 22 “On approving Regulations on specific features of migration registration and control in the PMR”

The provisions regulated the implementation of the Decree will be developed and approved by the appropriate normative legal acts of the Government of the PMR in February, 2015.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pridnestrovie carefully read some statements on the subject of “frozen conflicts” made ​​by Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland during the plenary session of the PACE on January 29, 2015.


Two incidents took place on December 19, 2014 in Kishinev, they were directed against the diplomatic employees of Pridnestrovie. The employees of the Foreign Ministry on the instructions of the PMR’s Foreign Ministry were sent by official cars to Kishinev.


Over the past few months the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR has repeatedly informed the public about many obstacles in the field of freedom of movement for the inhabitants of Pridnestrovie, including officials, while crossing the state border of the Republic of Moldova in the airport of Kishinev.


On December 2, 2014 officer of the State Customs Committee of the PMR Subbotin Alexander Viktorovich (a citizen of Pridnestrovie, born in 1978) was detained while on duty in Dubossary District of Pridnestrovie – in the Security zone.