Vladimir Sandoza. Charge d'affaires of Ukraine in Moldova Gennady Altukhov called peacekeeping operation in Transnistria inefficient and tried to convince them to replace peacekeepers on international multilateral mission.
now the peacekeeping operation in Transnistria are in overall peacekeeping force, which includes 402 Russian soldiers, 492 Transnistrian, 355 Moldovan and ten military observers from Ukraine. Peacekeepers have served fifteen stations and checkpoints that are placed on key points of the safety zone.
"Unfortunately, the existing format of military peacekeepers unlikely to contribute to the settlement of the Transnistrian fall," said Altukhov in Chisinau on the first day of the week correspondents after the ceremony of raising the national flag of Ukraine.
"The existing mechanisms do not work for this purpose in full force. In addition, the Transnistrian region, as well as Russia, are obliged to adopt a more constructive approach To resolving this issue. Changing format of peacekeepers with the involvement of more international experts would be more effective step in resolving the conflict ", - said the Ukrainian diplomat.
Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova the power to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of the Chisinau area.