The head of Moldova Igor Dodon commented on the initiative of the Moldovan government’s representative at the UN to introduce in the agenda of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly the item on ” complete withdrawal of foreign military forces from the territory of Moldova.”
The Russian President called this a political move, “empty PR move”. Explain under “foreign armed forces” means the Russian peacekeepers in the territory of Transnistria, which, according to the President of Transnistria Vadim Krasnoselsky, are the key to peace in the region.
The Russian foreign Ministry has already reacted to the actions of the Moldovan side — by the Ambassador of Moldova to Moscow Andrei Neguta was summoned to the Russian foreign Ministry and Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called such statements ” provocative.”
Earlier, the President of Moldova Igor Dodon promised that will block all actions of the Moldovan government, aimed at the destruction of relations between Chisinau and Moscow.
In March 2017, the President of Moldova met with Vladimir Putin.