Dodon said about the danger of the UN General Assembly resolution on Transnistria
Adopted by the UN General Assembly resolution of Moldova on Transnistria will cause serious damage to the Moldovan-Russian relations, told RIA Novosti the President of Moldova Igor Dodon.
MOSCOW, June 23 — RIA Novosti. “The Moldovan government has launched the UN initiative on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the territory of Moldova, aimed solely at the aggravation of the situation in the country and causing serious damage to the Moldovan-Russian relations. The resolution would only worsen the position of Chisinau, including in terms of a speedy achievement of a political settlement of the Transnistrian conflict”, — he stated.
The withdrawal of troops from Transnistria
The UN on Friday urged Russia to withdraw its troops from Transnistria. The document, proposed by the Moldova, adopted by a simple majority of the votes, voted by 64 countries, it was opposed by 14. 83 abstentions.
The document “expressed deep concern at the continued placement of the Operative group of Russian troops and weapons on the territory of the Republic of Moldova without the consent of that member state of the UN.”
The draft resolution “urges the Russian Federation without reservation or further delay to complete the orderly withdrawal of the Operational group of Russian troops and armaments from the territory of the Republic of Moldova”.