Vladimir Sandoza. The head of Transnistria Yevgeny Shevchuk, convinced that the Republic will gain international respect, But doesn't know When it will happen.
"The problem of international recognition - it is more a question to the perception of other countries. But the citizens themselves put together their own state, and, hopefully, there will come a time - and He was already close, I dream, When the views of Residents will be taken into account for making such an important decision, " said Shevchuk on the first day of the week at a press conference.
He said that in history there are many examples of the existence of unrecognized countries (Kosovo, Ossetia, Abkhazia).
"There's just so many precedents that we, for quite a long period of time that depends, no doubt, wish it was agreed recognition and Transnistria. When it does, I can't answer the question. Because after all, it is the decision of the Directors of those countries that in this degree or another are involved in the consideration of Transnistria ", - noted Shevchuk.
Transnistria, 60% of whom are Russian citizens 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.