The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on the withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from Transnistria
The UN General Assembly by a simple majority adopted the draft resolution calling for an immediate and complete withdrawal from Transnistria Russian military, members of peacekeeping forces.
Voted for the document 64 countries, 15 were against, 83 abstained. About it reports TASS.
The draft resolution expresses deep concern over the deployment of Russian troops on the territory of Moldova without the consent of Chisinau. The draft resolution was prepared by Moldova in collaboration with Georgia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Ukraine and Estonia.
First Deputy permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Dmitry Polyanskiy expressed his regret at the vote.
Excessive politicization of the problems occurred in a time when there has been progress in the negotiations between Chisinau and Tiraspol.Dmitry Polyanskiy Deputy permanent representative to the UN
Russian peacekeepers and servicemen of the operative group of troops are on the territory of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic from the beginning of 1990-ies.