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TIRASPOL, July 1. /TASS/. Russian Deputy Prime Minister and president’s special envoy for Transdniestria Dmitry Rogozin will visit Tiraspol on July 5-6 to discuss problems of the negotiating process and the socio-economic situation in the region, president of the unrecognized republic of Transdniestria Yevgeny Shevchuk said on Friday upon arrival from Moscow.
"Rogozin will familiarize himself with the situation in Transdniestria, first of all, with the socio-economic agenda, will meet with practically all our top officials, will hear various positions to work out concrete initiatives," he said, adding that the Russian delegation will include representatives of various ministries and agencies who will look at possible steps to encourage Transdniestra’s economy facing big problems stemming from the global crisis and restrictions from Ukraine and Moldova.
According to the Transdniestrian leader, the visit will take place in line with the agreements between the Russian and Transdniestrian governments. "It will sum up the implementation of these agreements and outline new plans for closer cooperation in the areas covered by these agreements. First of all, it will be the socio-economic agenda. We hope the visit will be successful," Shevchuk said.