MOLDOVA’S NEW PRESIDENT WANTS UKRAINIAN PEACEKEEPERS IN TRANSDNIESTER.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 5
Moldovan president-elect Petru Lucinschi told a Russian news agency yesterday that he has asked Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma to consider sending Ukrainian peacekeeping units to eastern Moldova. The request was made at Lucinschi’s January 5 meeting in Odessa with Kuchma. (Interfax, January) The move aims to provide a counterbalance to the Russian "peacekeeping" operation in place since 1992 under an agreement signed by outgoing president Mircea Snegur with Boris Yeltsin.
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