The Ministry of foreign Affairs and European integration of Moldova (MFAEI) has expressed "bewilderment and indignation" in connection with the participation of Russian soldiers in the competitions of the military in Transnistria.
"According to information released to the media, November 5, in Transnistria was held "military competition" with the participation of military equipment, aimed at the development of cooperation Between the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Transnistrian military structures ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation of the MFA of Moldova.
The Moldovan foreign Ministry expressed " bewilderment and indignation at the illegal military action of Russian forces in Moldova ". The Ministry called it a flagrant disregard of the sovereignty of the country and the relations of Chisinau to the military presence of Russia in Moldova. However, before the first day of the week the defense Ministers of Moldova Anatol Salaru and the Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that the Ukrainian authorities will provide a "green corridor" for transportation to a safe place Russian military weapons, located in the village of sausage within Transnistria. Within Transnistria located operative group of Russian troops, which is the successor of the 14th combined arms army, which, after the destruction of the USSR was transferred under the jurisdiction of Russia. Main tasks ogrf – peacekeeping mission and security of ammunition depots. Remember, Transnistria, 60% of inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the collapse of the USSR, fearing that on the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after a failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova force to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of Chisinau's territory.