Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia sent a congratulatory note to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Transnistrian Moldavian Republic on Defender of the Fatherland Day.
In particular, the congratulatory message notes:
"February 23 is a national holiday, which represents courage, strength of spirit and true love for the homeland, as well as the connection between generations. Today we pay tribute to those who with honor and dignity ensure the defense and security of the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. The Armed Forces of Transnistria reliably defend their country and people, setting an example of fortitude and courage.
This day symbolizes the courage and patriotism of all those who defend the national interests of the Fatherland, strengthens its power and selflessly serves for the benefit of its people».