vLADIMIR VORONIN: Tiraspol recurs to systematic provocations
President Vladimir Voronin accused the breakaway Transdniester region of "systematic provocations" that he said are part of an effort to legitimize the Russian military presence. During a meeting with EU Special Representative Jacobovits de Szeged. Voronin said tighter monitoring of Moldova's border with Ukraine according to EU standards will help settle the dispute. "Moldova is counting on the help of the European community on this issue" Voronin said.