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TIRASPOL, December 24. /TASS/. Ukraine’s pressure on Transdniestria, the breakaway region of Moldova, is incompatible with its guarantor status at the talks on the settlement of the conflict, Transdniestrian leader Yevgeny Shevchuk told TASS on Wednesday.
“We voice concern over statements by some Ukrainian officials saying Transdniestria would pose a military threat,” he said.
Shevchuk expressed bewilderment with the actions by Ukrainian servicemen, who started reinforcing the border with Transdniestria.
“Anti-tank trenches have been dug. Fortified armoured posts have been put out. Border guards prevent men with Russian passports from crossing the border. We consider such measures excessive. We’ve never planned and we’re not planning aggressive actions against our neighbours,” Shevchuk said.
The Transdniestrian government exerts effort “to reach mutual understanding that would help pursue the policy of good-neighbourhood with the partners both in Chisinau and in Kiev”, he said.
Shevchuk placed responsibility on Ukraine for the economic and transport blockade of Transdniestria. “Transdniestria sustains losses due the problem of cargoes transportation on the territory of Ukraine. Many of them are delayed,” he said.