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Moldovan President: Russian troops leave before the New Year

June 10 2005

Moldova does not need Russian military presence, said today at a meeting of the republic's parliament, President Vladimir Voronin.

"We believe that the completion of the withdrawal of Russian troops would be a significant contribution to the Russian Federation in achieving a final settlement of the Transnistrian problem, which will be highly appreciated by the people of our country. We do not see the presence of Russian troops in Moldova, no political or geostrategic reasons. I am sure that they are not sees current leadership of Russia "- quoted Voronin RIA Novosti.

According to him, "good will of the Moldovan state, openly calls itself multi-ethnicity, caring attitude in Moldova with Russian culture and language, to the entire Russian-speaking population of the country are the best argument for the lack of any kind was the objective contradictions of the Russian Federation. "

The decision adopted at a meeting of the Parliament of Moldova "Appeal of the principles and conditions for the demilitarization" of the Russian demand to withdraw units of 14 th Army from the eastern districts of the former Soviet republic until December 31, 2005.

President Voronin also said that "the place of armed men in the security zone of Moldova should take the observers, acting on the basis of an international mandate."

Recall that the unit 14-th Russian army have become a major factor in ending the war which broke out in early 1990 on the left bank of the Dniester. Alleged withdrawal of Russian troops from the region will be technically complicated by the fact that in the 14 th Army serve primarily residents of the unrecognized Transnistrian Republic.

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