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Protecting interests of Transnistrian people one of Russia’s priorities — Foreign Ministry

Relevant Russian agencies always review all requests carefully

MOSCOW, February 28. /TASS/. Protection of interests of Transnistrian people is one of Russia’s priorities, and Russian agencies review all Tiraspol’s requests carefully, the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS in regards to Transnistria’s request for help from Russia over Moldova’s pressure.

"Protection of interests of Transnistrian people, our compatriots is one of our priorities. Relevant Russian agencies always review all requests carefully," a ministry representative said.

The authorities of the unrecognized Transnistria decided to ask Russia for aid during the congress of deputies of all levels, which took place in Tiraspol under the initiative of President Vadim Krasnoselsky. The document also includes an address to the international community asking to prevent an escalation of relations between the two shores of Dniester, and to contribute to restoration of a fully-fledged dialogue.