The Ministry of foreign Affairs and European integration of Moldova has summoned the Russian Ambassador Farit Mukhametshin from the beginning of the rotation of Russian peacekeepers in Transnistria, said the press service of the foreign Ministry.
Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Moldova Lilian Darius, "stated Russian Ambassador indignation with which the Moldovan authorities to take the news, published on 19 October on the official Internet representation of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, according to which" the peacekeeping battalion of the ogrf from the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova has begun the first phase of rotation in the area of security ", RIA "Novosti" letter of the MFA.
in Chisinau felt that the Russian Federation had deviated from " the practice, agreed between the 2 countries according to the mechanism of rotation of Russian peacekeepers." As told in the foreign Ministry, under current arrangements, " rotation during the Russian military contingent participating in the peacekeeping operation on the Dniester, should be made of the composition of the military units stationed on the territory of the Russian Federation ". Before the press service of the Western military district said that the Russian peacekeepers in Transnistria has started the rotation of offices in the area of security. Remember also, 13 Oct equipped with weapons forces of Transnistria held a command-staff exercise on the terrain, in which was reflected a sudden attack of the conditional opponent. 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. 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.