Moldova and the United Kingdom quarreled over Transnistria

The visit of the head of the unrecognized Republic in London was private

The visit of the delegation of the Transnistrian officials in London provoked a diplomatic scandal. The speaker of the Moldovan Parliament Andrian CANDU said that the foreign Ministry needs to understand that whether the leader of the unrecognized Republic Vadim Krasnoselsky took the British foreign office, reports the local edition of Newsmaker.

The British Embassy in Moldova issued a clarification about the meeting Krasnosel additional Director (Additional Director) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, British foreign Minister Nikola Pollitt. In the published report stresses that the visit “several political representatives” from Transnistria in London was “not official, as erroneously reported, but private”.

“During the visit there was a meeting in the foreign Ministry with additional Director of the British foreign office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Nicola Pollitt . This meeting is not a precedent,” notes the Embassy.

The Embassy noted that the UK position regarding Transnistria remains unchanged and clear: “We continue to support the comprehensive peace settlement of the Transnistrian conflict based on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Moldova with a special status for Transnistria. Ms. Pollitt again pereodevanie this position. Any suggestion that the United Kingdom’s position might have changed or that we recognize Transnistria is not correct”.

The head of Transnistria Vadim Krasnoselsky, commenting on the statement by the British Embassy, said that arguments about the status of the meetings do not bother him: “We received the invitation and accepted it. For me the main thing is to get a platform to Express our position. We were met at the foreign Ministry. It was not somewhere near a cafe. Let this be a private meeting at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain, if someone from this calmer”

In his opinion, “Chisinau annoying that we began to listen. You can, of course, disagree, but understand that the truth is our position is.”

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier,President of Moldova called Association with the EU fail.

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