Moldova wants to resume negotiations on Transnistria in the format «5+2»

The President of the Moldovan Parliament Andrian CANDU stands for the resumption of negotiations on Transnistrian settlement in the format «5+2» and hopes that Moldova can become a «success story» in the settlement of this frozen conflict.

This opinion of the Moldovan speaker expressed during the meeting with special representative of the Chairman-in-office for the Transnistrian settlement, Ambassador Cord Meier-Klodt, reports UKRINFORM.

«In the context of evolving regional and global situation, Moldova could become a «success story» in the issue of the Transnistrian settlement,» he said.

He expressed hope that the coming spring may be, there has been significant progress on this issue.

The speaker also said the resumption of bilateral dialogue between the Moldovan Parliament and the Supreme Council of the unrecognized Transnistria.

A German diplomat, in his turn, assured that Germany as the OSCE Chairman fully supports the resumption of dialogue between Chisinau and Tiraspol, as well as the negotiation process in the format «5+2» in the interest of citizens from both banks of the Dniester.


The escalation of tensions in Transnistria region of Moldova began in 1989, when many towns and regions were held referendums on the creation of a separate Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. In March 1992 the conflict escalated into armed clashes between the parties. Negotiations on the status of Transnistria resumed in late 1992.

Now on the territory of Transnistria, created by the Kremlin in the occupied areas of Moldova, and placed three thousand troops of the Russian Federation.

The format «5+2» entails the participation in negotiations of Moldova, Transnistria, Russia, Ukraine and the OSCE. As observers of the negotiations should be attended by representatives of the EU and the USA.

Diplomatic efforts in this part so far had no success.

Moldova wants to resume negotiations on Transnistria in the format «5+2» 16.02.2016

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