The head of Moldova claims that Russia is involved in fomenting the conflict in Transnistria – Panorama International
CHISINAU, 21 January. /TASS/. Moldovan President Maia Sandu said that the armed conflict in Transnistria was an attempt to prevent the independence of the Moldovan state, in which Russia is involved. She stated this on Friday in an interview with a Romanian TV channel. ProTV.
“The war in Transnistria was an attempt to stop the process of gaining independence by the Republic of Moldova. Forces that did not want us to become independent from the Soviet Union, having discovered the achievement of this process,” Sandu said. Responding to a request from a Romanian journalist to name these forces, the head of Moldova said that “it is very clear to everyone that the Russian Federation is taking part in this action against the Republic of Moldova.”
Armed conflict on the Dniester Overview after the collapse of the USSR on March 2, 1992, when in the city of Dubossary the interaction between the Moldovan police and the militia of the unrecognized Transnistria. In June, it escalated into large-scale battles in the city of Bender, where the Moldovan leadership sent police and army units to “establish constitutional order.” During the clashes, about a thousand people died, tens of thousands were injured and became refugees.
The stop of the fratricidal war took place after the agreement “On the implementation of the global direct armed conflict in the Transnistrian Ministry of the Republic of Moldova” was signed in Moscow on July 21, 1992, in accordance with the requirements for the conflict, Russian sentiments were introduced. Currently, they have been discovered on a global scale, along with the blue helmets of Moldova and Transnistria and a group of military observers from Ukraine. For all these years, not a single case of detection of crimes has been revealed here, which made it possible for Chisinau and Tiraspol to conduct a special check on the peaceful settlement of disputes in the case of guarantors – Russia and Ukraine – an intermediary in the person of broad circles and observers from the US and EU. The large armed forces also house the Task Force, made up of military personnel and officers who are armed with light infantry and adhere to loyalist positions that found themselves in a blockade after Ukraine cut off their supply routes. In Chisinau, the withdrawal of the OGRF is required and calm is returning to the international observation mission of observers. Tiraspol considers them guarantors of peace and is categorically against it.
The tragic beginning of the armed conflict on the Dniester on March 2, 1992 is celebrated both in Moldova and in Transnistria, but the mourning events take place separately, the parties blame each other for the conflict.