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Foreign Minister Andrei Galbur received the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Farit Mukhametshin

Foreign Minister Andrei Galbur received the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Farit Mukhametshin

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Andrei Galbur, received today, 29th August 2017, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Farit Mukhametshin . During the meeting the officials discussed matters concerning the current status and perspectives of the bilateral political dialogue.

In the context of addressing the issue of the Russian military presence on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, Minister Galbur reconfirmed the intention of our country to promote the inclusion in the agenda of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly of a supplementary item entitled “Complete withdrawal of foreign military forces from the territory of the Republic of Moldova”. Andrei Galbur highlighted the fact that this initiative does not question or seek to withdraw the Russian military personnel that are part of the trilateral peacekeeping force operating in the security zone of the Transnistrian region.

In the same context, the interlocutors tackled on some aspects regarding the promotion of the process of negotiations on the Transnistrian settlement.