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.

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Foreign relations of Transnistria
  diplomatic relations and recognition
  diplomatic recognition

  diplomatic representation in Transnistria without diplomatic relations and recognition[clarification needed]
Entity Date of recognition Diplomatic relations established Notes
Abkhazia Abkhazia 17 November 2006 Mutual recognition.[1] Representative office of Abkhazia in Tiraspol[2]
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Nagorno-Karabakh [when?] Mutual recognition.[3][4]
South Ossetia South Ossetia 17 November 2006 [when?] Mutual recognition.[1] Consulate of South Ossetia in Transnistria. Embassy of Transnistria in South Ossetia under construction.

Russia maintains a consulate in Transnistria, but hasn't recognized it as an independent state. During a visit to Kiev in 2010, then President Dmitri Medvedev said he supported "special status" for Transnistria and recognised the "important and stabilising" role of the Russian army.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "Абхазия, Южная Осетия и Приднестровье признали независимость друг друга и призвали всех к этому же". Newsru. 17 November 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
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  3. ^ "In detail: The foreign policy of Pridnestrovie". Pridnestrovie. 26 May 2010. 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. ^ The Transnistrian conflict: Russia and Ukraine talk about "coordinated effort", American analysts consider the US has abandoned the neighbourhood to Russia