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Moldova Pleased With New Separatist Leader's Border Pledge

Yevgeny Shevchuk said that Moldovan citizens coming into Transdniester would still be checked until Chisinau allowed for an easier flow of goods coming from Transdniester.
Yevgeny Shevchuk said that Moldovan citizens coming into Transdniester would still be checked until Chisinau allowed for an easier flow of goods coming from Transdniester.
CHISINAU -- Moldova's acting President Marian Lupu says he is encouraged by pledges from the new leader of the country's breakaway Transdniester region to ease border controls, RFE/RL's Moldovan Service reports.

Yevgeny Shevchuk, who won a runoff presidential election in Transdniester on December 25, said that as of January 1 people living in the separatist region would not have their documents checked by border guards as they cross into Moldova proper.

But according to the Moldovan television station Publika, Shevchuk said that Moldovan citizens coming into Transdniester would still be checked until Chisinau allowed for an easier flow of goods coming from Transdniester.

Lupu called Shevchuk's statement "encouraging," adding that he hoped the new leader would keep his word.

Eugen Carpov, a Moldovan cabinet minister in charge of resolving the Transdniester conflict, has said an easing of border checks would create a better understanding between people living in Transdniester and Moldova proper.

Shevchuk, a former speaker of the breakaway region's parliament, prevailed in two elections this month over Transdniester's veteran leader, Igor Smirnov, and Moscow's favorite to replace Smirnov, Anatoly Kaminsky.

Transdniester broke away from Moldova in 1990 and fought a short but bloody war two years later on fears that the Romanian-speaking majority in Moldova would seek reunification with Romania.

The majority of the some 550,000 people living in Transdniester are ethnic Slavs and speak Russian.

Negotiations mediated by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to resolve the "frozen conflict" were stalled for almost six years, but resumed earlier this month in Vilnius.
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by: rick
December 29, 2011 14:07
Moldova can "Please With New Separatist Leader's Border Pledge"
but must remeber that moldova many time has
do her promisse about simplify border facilities
but never respect them !

In this moment who put obstacle to free movment of goods is Moldova , not PMR .

I doubt that people know
that all goods leaving and entering iPMR
must pass from only one Moldavian Costume point

Everything is recorded and controlled by the Moldovan
until its final destination .

There are also so-called Moldavian "internal custom"
after every border checkpoints between PMR and Moldova
and they control every baggage car .

This is what in the PMR they call "economic blockade"

so ... I think that in Chisinau
more than be pleased
must decide what to do

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