Archive - 2020



The Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting of the PMR's Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Claus Neukirch. The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the Pridnestrovian Republican Bank Vladislav Tidva and acting Head of the PMR's State Telecommunications Service Vladimir Belyaev.



The President of Pridnestrovie and the Prime Minister of Moldova signed (without organizing personal meeting) an additional protocol extending for six months the Protocol Decision “On the principles of resuming full-fledged freight rail communication through the territory of Pridnestrovie” dated March 30, 2012. Parties mutually agreed that the document will be valid until December 31, current year.


The Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry held a video format working consultation with the Republic of South Ossetia. The foreign ministers Vitaly Ignatiev and Dmitry Medoev and the heads of diplomatic missions of the two states Alan Pliev and Vitaly Yankovsky attended the consultation as well.



The Foreign Ministry held a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Ossetian people genocide dated 1918-1920. The event attended the Pridnestrovian Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the PMR Alexander Korshunov, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the PMR Stanislav Kasap, Minister of State Security of the PMR Valery Gebos, Heads of Representative Offices of Abkhazia and South Ossetia Alexander Vataman and Vitaly Yankovsky, Chairman of the Armenian Community in Pridnestrovie Gegam Gevorkyan.



On June 19, 2020, a meeting of expert (working) groups on railway transport and communications from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova was held in a videoconference format.

The meeting was focused on current issues of cooperation in the field of rail transportation and long-standing problems impeding economic activity, including oil products carriage ban through the Slobodka-Kolbasna border crossing on the border between Pridnestrovie and Ukraine.



The Pridnestrovian Foreign Minister Vitaly Ignatiev met with Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Thomas Mayr-Harting. The head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, Klaus Neukirch attended the meeting as well.



Earlier, the Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry assisted the Pridnestrovian citizens in coordinating their road transit through Ukraine.



Pridnestrovian Foreign Ministry hosted the meeting of Minister Vitaly Ignatiev with the Head of the Official Representative Office of the Republic of South Ossetia in Pridnestrovie Vitaly Yankovsky. Deputy Minister Alexander Stetsiuk attended the meeting as well.



On June 10, 2020, the expert (working) groups on education from Pridnestrovie and the Republic of Moldova held a video format meeting.

The Pridnestrovian side outlined a wide range of issues related to the interests of Pridnestrovians in terms of academic mobility and other pressing issues in the education field.

The Moldavian side was not ready for a substantive constructive dialogue on the issue of super legalization of the T.G. Shevchenko Pridnestrovian State University diplomas necessary for its graduates when using this document in Germany.


We took note of the dubious PR campaign of Moldova’s political representative in the form of a press conference on the results and recommendations following the WHO delegation’s visit to Pridnestrovie on May 6.