Vladimir Sandoza. The head of Transnistria Yevgeny Shevchuk sure that the accession of the PMR to the agreement on the free trade area of the Moldova-EU disadvantageous for the unrecognized Republic.
Moldova signed an Association agreement with the EU on 27 June 2014 at the same time with Georgia and Ukraine. In July of the same year, the Moldovan Parliament ratified the document. A key element of the agreement establishing a free trade zone with the EU. Chisinau warns Tiraspol that if Transnistria will not be included in the FTA, together with Moldova, its exports to Europe has the ability to be locked.
"We in fact offer to sign the political or economic Declaration, no matter in what form, and to connect to the agreement on the free trade area, which was signed between the Moldovan government and the EU. But it is a contract in advance not profitable for the economy of the PMR " - said Shevchuk on the first day of the week at a press conference in Tiraspol.
according to his statement, the full implementation of the agreement from January 1 will mean for the Transnistrian budget big loss." External rules that will be used or able to be used from 1 January, will have negative consequences, " - noted the head of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.
He believes that the reorientation of foreign economic relations will take time, and more." in the 1st turn, it is necessary to revise the basic rules of economic policy in Transdniestria conduct dialogues with partners to ensure that economic agents had the opportunity to trade with all markets, " - said Shevchuk.
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.