New OSCE Special Representative for Transnistrian Settlement on visit to Moldova
The Special Representative of the Austrian OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the Transnistrian Settlement Process, Wolf Dietrich Heim, will visit Chisinau and Tiraspol between January 17 and 20, IPN reports.
According to the OSCE Mission to Moldova, on 18 January, Ambassador Heim will meet in Chisinau with Speaker of Parliament Andrian Candu, Prime Minister Pavel Filip, Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration and Chief Negotiator Gheorghe Balan, and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Lilian Darii.
On January 19, the Special Representative will meet in Tiraspol with leader Vadim Krasnoselsky, Speaker of the Supreme Soviet Alexander Shcherba and acting Chief Negotiator Vitaly Ignatiev.
During his visit, Ambassador Heim will also have meetings with the resident Ambassadors from the Russia Federation and Ukraine (Mediators) and the European Union and the United States (Observers) as part of the international partners’ co-ordinated efforts within the 5+2 format to support the sides in moving the process forward.
Journalists are invited to a press opportunity with the OSCE Special Representative, Ambassador Heim at 13:30 at the premises of the OSCE Mission to Moldova in Chisinau, 75 Alexei Mateevici Street on Friday, January 20, 2017.