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Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev told about it during a special interview to the Russia 24 TV Channel, commenting on the strengthening of the blockade measures against Pridnestrovie from neighbouring countries


​The head of the Pridnestrovian diplomacy in an interview with Pervy Pridnestrovsky TV Channel expressed hope for a speedy resolution of the situation in the field of freedom of movement of citizens of the PMR and urged people not to succumb to the attempts of psychological pressure and provocations by members of the Border Police of the Republic of Moldova.


Answer by the PMR Acting Foreign Minister to the question from the correspondent of Novosti Pridnestrovya News Agency about foreign policy results of the passing year


Editor-in-chief of the “Svobodnaya Pressa” Sergei Shargunov speaks with the Head of the MFA of Pridnestrovie


It is the way that the diplomat described the problem of joint customs and border control of Moldova and Ukraine on the Pridnestrovian-Ukrainian border

Today Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev was a guest of the morning programme on “Radio 1”. Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the PMR Yury Gervazyuk also became an interlocutor of the radiohosts.


Yesterday in the thematic discussions on areas of instability in Europe, held at the platform of the Gorchakov Fund project “Dialogue in the name of the Future” Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Dmitry Palamarchuk made a report on the current situation around Pridnestrovie. The diplomat pointed out that today in Eastern Europe a kind of conglomerate of poverty, underdevelopment and hopelessness is artificially created, the only purpose of which is to export these phenomena, their extrapolation to the neighbouring territories.


According to him, even now not all are ready to pass it

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Dmitry Palamarchuk was a guest on the morning broadcast of Radio 1. The conversation focused on the preservation of a beneficial trade regime with the EU for the Pridnestrovian enterprises, as well as on a number of current challenges and threats of the external nature, which Pridnestrovie faces.


It was said by Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR in the interview to the Russia 24 TV Channel

The diplomat said that over the past two years of the Swiss-Serbian chairmanship of the OSCE the negotiation process on the Moldovan-Pridnestrovian settlement degraded in many ways.


“A comprehensive settlement formula is intended to be searched by the multilateral international mechanism specially created for this purpose”, - she said on her Facebook page.

The former political representative of Pridnestrovie Nina Shevchuk on her Facebook page commented on the declaration related to the Moldovan-Pridnestrovian settlement, which was adopted as a result of 22 Ministerial Council in Belgrade.  


It seems more important for Kishinev “to shout down” Pridnestrovie in the information field, rather than consistently work towards resolving the problems, said the Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR


​The Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie was working on the idea to hold the representative Serbian-Pridnestrovian Forum some time ago. Pridnestrovie has proceeded from existence of mutual interest in establishing economic cooperation with the Republic of Srpska, as well as cultural and civilized dialogue.


Head of the Foreign Ministry of Pridnestrovie has commented on the incidents at Kishinev airport, during which RM’s competent authorities denied entry to several participants of the Pridnestrovian-Serbian international conference, including citizens of the Republic of Srpska and the Russian Federation.


Report by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR Dmitry Palamarchuk at the conference “The Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic and the Republic of Serbia: protection of sovereignty in the face of international turbulence” held on November 26, 2015.


Individual entrepreneurs of the PMR may be affected by the actions of Moldova and Ukraine

The introduction by Moldova and Ukraine of the joint customs control at the Pridnestovian-Ukrainian border bears a number of risks to the economy of Pridnestrovie and even threatens the food security of the republic. Losses of the PMR may amount to tens of millions of dollars. Deputy Minister of Economic Development Dmitry Boltrushko told about it in the interview to the Novosti Pridnestrovya News Agency.


Comments by the Head of the MFA of the PMR on the issue of joint customs control of Moldova and Ukraine on the Pridnestrovian border during a briefing for the media on November 18, 2015.


The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PMR wrote this in his article “The joint Moldovan-Ukrainian control posts on the border with Pridnestrovie and the course of Pridnestrovie toward the Eurasian integration: the current challenges and risks”


Comments of the Head of the MFA of the PMR to mass media regarding the signing of the Moldovan-Ukrainian protocol on the organization of joint control at the international checkpoint “Pervomaisk - Kuchurgan”


The term “hybrid war” first appeared in military documents of the USA and UK in the late twentieth century. The annual data book on armed forces around the world The Military Balance 2015 calls a “hybrid war” capture and subordination of the territory with the help of large-scale, rapid informational, electronic and cyber operations, cover-up and concealment of military and intelligence operations taking place together with intense economic pressure”.


Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR spoke about the results of his visit to Moscow

Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR told Pridnestrovian journalists about his visit to Moscow. Vitaly Ignatiev said that Pridnestrovie is perceived in Russia as part of the Russian world.


Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR, member of the Pridnestrovian delegation in the Joint Control Commission Vitaly Ignatiev commented to Novosti Pridnestrovya on the course of negotiations on the platform of governing body of the peacekeeping operation

​- Vitaly Viktorovich, it is the third session when the Moldovan delegation to the Joint Control Commission blocks approval of a new representative of the Russian Federation in the JCC - Lieutenant Colonel Gachurin Aleksei Ivanovich. What could be the consequences of such an approach of the Moldovan side?