: Moldova accuses Russia of violating international law

12:17 May. 12, 2016

Moldova accuses Russia of violating international law

Trans-Dniestrian soldiers line up during the annual Soviet style military parade (AP photo)

Russian troops took part in the parade dedicated to Victory Day in a separatist region of Transnistria

Moldova's Ministry of Foreign Affairs claims Russia's participation in a Victory Day parade in Tiraspol is "a violation of Russia's commitments as well as principles and norms of international law". This information is reported by RFE/RL.

Moldovan Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrey Galbur stated his country asked the Russians who have 1500 soldiers deployed in Transnistria, not to take part in the parade dedicated to the Soviet victory over the Nazis.

Read also Moldova to hold joint drills with U.S. troops

Meanwhile, 200 American soldiers arrived in Moldova on May 2, for two-week military exercises. From the Moldovan side, 165 soldiers will participate in this activity.

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