Foreign relations of Transnistria

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The Transnistrian republic is recognized by three states with limited recognition, and is a member of one international organization, the Community for Democracy and Human Rights, that was established by these four states.

Diplomatic relations

EntityDate of recognitionDiplomatic relations establishedNotes
Abkhazia22 January 1993 or before[note 1]Mutual recognition.[1] Representative office of Abkhazia in Tiraspol[2]
Nagorno-KarabakhMutual recognition.[3][4]
South Ossetia12 October 1994 or before[note 1]Mutual recognition.[1] Representative offices in Tiraspol[5] and Tskhinvali.[6]

Russia maintains a consulate in Transnistria, but hasn't recognized it as an independent state. During a visit to Kiev in 2010, President Dmitri Medvedev said he supported "special status" for Transnistria and recognised the "important and stabilising" role of the Russian army.[7]

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  1. 1 2 The date, when Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Transnistria recognize each other is not clear. Abkhazia and Transnistria signed a Treaty on Friendship and Cooperation on 22 January 1993, South Ossetia and Transnistria signed a Treaty on Friendship and Cooperation on 12 October 1994.


  1. 1 2 "Абхазия, Южная Осетия и Приднестровье признали независимость друг друга и призвали всех к этому же". Newsru. 17 November 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-26.
  3. "In detail: The foreign policy of Pridnestrovie". Pridnestrovie. 26 May 2010. Archived from the original on 11 May 2008. Retrieved 2010-06-29.
  4. Вице-спикер парламента Абхазии: Выборы в НКР соответствуют всем международным стандартам: "Абхазия, Южная Осетия, НКР и Приднестровье уже давно признали независимость друг друга и очень тесно сотрудничают между собой", - сказал вице-спикер парламента Абхазии. ... "...Абхазия признала независимость Нагорно-Карабахской Республики..." - сказал он."
  5. Representative office of South Ossetia in PMR
  6. "Представительство Приднестровской Молдавской Республики в Республике Южная Осетия". Representative office of Transnistria in South Ossetia (in Russian). Retrieved 2016-04-13.
  7. The Transnistrian conflict: Russia and Ukraine talk about "coordinated effort", American analysts consider the US has abandoned the neighbourhood to Russia
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