Source Pravda.Ru

Talks on Transdnestr settlement conclude in Ukraine

Russia presented a wide range of proposals to address the situation in Transdnestr, a self-proclaimed republic in Moldova, during talks that ended Tuesday in the Ukrainian Black Sea city of Odessa, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.

The two-day round of talks involved delegations from Moldova and Transdnestr, along with mediators (Russia, Ukraine, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe).

"The parties have agreed to resume talks on the Transdnestr settlement, with the next round to be held in Chisinau [Moldovan capital] and Tiraspol [Transdnestr capital] October 27-28," the statement said. The United States and the European Union are expected to join the talks in October, RIA Novosti reported.