A mission of the International Monetary Fund, the first one since the end of a political crisis in Moldova, has started its work in this republic from a meeting with new Prime Minister Iurie Leanca on Wednesday.
The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova took note of the public declarations made by “the so-called Civic Congress” on June 17, 2013, and issued a press statement in this connection on Tuesday evening.
The sharp criticism toward the Russian military presence in the territory of Moldova, heard from Chisinau and some other European capitals, is old and inappropriate, believes Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs/State Secretary Grigory Karasin.
Nearly two-thirds of the Moldovan banking sector assets are in the hands of a fairly narrow circle of people, maintains Ion Sturza, a prominent man of business and former Moldovan Prime Minister.
A delegation from the Council of Europe Secretariat has come to Chisinau to assess the progress of cooperation with Moldova achieved in 2011-2013 and to outline priorities for the future, the delegation head, Secretariat Deputy Director for Political Issues Daniil Hochaba, said in a meeting with Moldovan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Iulian Groza here on Monday.
Moldovan agricultural producers have addressed the Parliament with an insistent request to specify more precisely the legislative provisions on the value-added tax (VAT) on agricultural products.
An international conference “The Great Patriotic War: Lessons of History, Common Memory and the Brotherhood of Nations”, dedicated to the approaching [June 22] 72nd anniversary of the war beginning, has opened in Moscow on Tuesday on the initiative of the Russian State Duma [parliament], Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Russian History Society.
President Nicolae Timofti believes somebody is interested to destabilize situation in Moldova.
On Monday, the country’s Supreme Security Council discussed the drafts of its own and of the Information and Security Service’ reform.
A group of renowned Moldovan political scientists have sent an Open Letter to Moldova's international partners, the governing majority, the government of Russia, the civil societies on both Dniester banks with an appeal to not let the situation in Transnistria further deteriorate.
Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca stated at the news conference, which he convened last Saturday to cover the results of his first visit to Brussels, that all the European officials, with whom he met there, continue to regard the Republic of Moldova as leader in the Eastern Partnership Program, even despite the recent protracted political crisis.
Former President of Lithuania Vitautas Landsbergis, currently a Member of the European Parliament, believes that as long as the Transnistrian conflict settlement depends on Moldova, Chisinau will have no chance to resolve this conflict.
The Izborsk Club held its visiting session in Tiraspol last Saturday, regarding Transnistria as “a Russian boundary on the Dniester” and in a belief that Transnistria “is already the Eurasian area”.
At its plenary meeting on Friday, the Moldovan Parliament adopted the Law on institutionalizing a Control Corps to function under the prime minister’s auspices.
MOLDOVAN AUTHORITIES SHALL WORK OUT SOLUTIONS TO ENSURE SECURITY IN TRANSNISTRIAN REGION – SPEAKER CORMAN14.06.2013
The central authorities of the Republic of Moldova shall work out proper solutions to ensure security in the country’s Transnistrian region, Moldovan Parliament Chairman Igor Corman stated confidently in his meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Moldova, Sergey Pirozhkov, on Thursday.