The withdrawal of Russian military equipment from Transdniestria was carried out "in normal conditions", the headquarters of the Russian group of forces in this self-proclaimed republic in Moldova said in connection with the departure on late Friday night of other train to Russia. The train of 32 carriages was loaded with armoured service equipment.
At the same time the next train of 20 carriages is being loaded.
In 1999 at the OSCE summit in Istanbul Russia undertook to withdraw all its armaments from Transdniestria by the end of 2002. Later the deadline was postponed till the end of 2003.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war