The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he would give orders to the interior Ministry and the secret services to protect the rights of Ukrainians in Transnistria, If it turns out that they are there to hurt you.
Poroshenko told about it, answering the question of Odessa journalist the Internet-editions. He said that in Transnistria currently like " mock the Ukrainians who support the new Ukraine, detain reporters and Ukrainians fired from work ". A journalist asked whether Ukraine is ready to protect its Residents, who reside within Transnistria.
"If you infringe upon the rights of Ukrainians in Transnistria, will be given orders to the interior Ministry and the secret services to protect the rights of Ukrainians. I think we have enough mechanisms of influence ", - said Poroshenko during his visit to Odessa.
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.