Vladimir Sandoza. Minister of foreign Affairs of Pridnestrovie Nina Shtanski considers unfounded criticism of peacekeeping operations, delivered yesterday from the mouth of the charg? d'affaires of Ukraine in Moldova Gennady Altukhov, said Tuesday the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the PMR.
review Altukhov " the existing format of military peacekeepers unlikely to contribute to the settlement of the Transnistrian fall ". He believes that changing format of peacekeepers with the involvement of more international experts would be more effective step in resolving the conflict.
the Minister of foreign Affairs of the PMR called the message of the Ukrainian provocative policy." I would like to understand that in the view of Ukrainian diplomacy is today the purpose of this resolution, time suddenly became ineffective peacekeeping operation, which, really, all the years of the conflict was the only guarantee of peace and not allowed to spill any blood, not a single resident in the area of security and the area is outstanding in these days of conflict on the Dniester ", - said Shtanski.
now the peacekeeping operation in Transnistria are in overall power, 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.
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.