CHISINAU, December 13. / TASS /. Transdniestrian leaders will seek to resume negotiations on a settlement of the conflict with Moldova, the outgoing president of the unrecognized republic, Vadim Krasnoselsky, who won last Sunday’s presidential election, said in an interview with TASS on Monday.
“We are not giving up on attempts to bring the Moldovan side back to the negotiating table. [We] do not suspend contacts. We are open to dialogue and insist on its resumption. It is necessary for people who, because so many aspects of our relationship go unresolved, face various difficulties on a daily basis, ”he said.
Krasnoselsky added that constructive dialogue is only possible if previous agreements are respected. “What is the point of looking for new agreements if the previous ones are blocked? Moreover, we simply do not have anyone to talk to. Moldova did not consider it appropriate to appoint a negotiator on its side,” he said. declared.
According to preliminary data announced Monday by the Central Election Commission of Transnistria, Krasnoselsky was re-elected for a second term. He obtained 79.4% of the vote, while his opponent, the district lawmaker of Grigoriopol, Sergei Pynzar, obtained 11.8% of the vote, 8.8% of the ballots were declared invalid. The participation rate was 35.2%.