The Moldovan authorities have expressed concern about the presence at the military parade in Tiraspol military attach? of the Russian Embassy.
in the capital of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic (PMR) on Wednesday held a military Parade, which was attended by 38 parade marching units, almost 2, 5 thousand soldiers, 123 military vehicles. The parade was in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the formation of the PMR. The official Chisinau negatively perceived Parade. Later the head of the Ministry of defense of Moldova Anatol Salaru, expressed indignation at the fact that on the podium with the President of the PMR Evgeny Shevchuk was military attache of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
the Commissioner of the Embassy of the Russian Federation was invited in connection with this case, in the foreign Ministry.
"We expressed concern about this situation and drew attention to the inadmissibility of such actions. They (actions) do not fit into the mainstream of the relations of Moldova and Russia, as well as among them in conflict with the statements about the official policy of Russia concerning Moldova ", - said the Minister of foreign Affairs and European integration (MFAEI) of Moldova Natalia Gherman at a press conference on the last working day of the week.
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 September 1990, five located on the left Bank of the Dniester regions of Moldova announced the creation of the Transnistrian Union Republic from the USSR, and then - independent Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic with the center in Tiraspol. 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.