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SURVEY: FOUR PARTIES HAVE A CHANCE TO PASS TO THE NEXT PARLIAMENT

SURVEY: FOUR PARTIES HAVE A CHANCE TO PASS TO THE NEXT PARLIAMENT
26 january, 2021

In the event of early elections to the new parliament, four parties have a chance to pass – Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS), Party of Socialists (PSRM), Shor Party and Our Party. This is evidenced by data from the Vox Populi survey for January 2021, conducted by the Association of Sociologists and Demographers.

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MOLDOVA PRESIDENT AND FRENCH AMBASSADOR DISCUSS POLITICAL SITUATION IN RM

MOLDOVA PRESIDENT AND FRENCH AMBASSADOR DISCUSS POLITICAL SITUATION IN RM
26 january, 2021

On Monday, Moldovan President Maia Sandu held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Moldova, Pascal Le Deunff. They discussed the internal political situation in Moldova and the question of holding an early parliamentary election.

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​PRESIDENT SANDU APPOINTS NEW SSC COMPOSITION

​PRESIDENT SANDU APPOINTS NEW SSC COMPOSITION
25 january, 2021

On Monday, President Maia Sandu signed a Decree on approving a new personal composition of the Supreme Security Council, which has now become 11 Members larger than before.

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PRESIDENT SANDU SPECIFIES CRITERIA FOR SSC MEMBERS

PRESIDENT SANDU SPECIFIES CRITERIA FOR SSC MEMBERS
25 january, 2021

Moldovan President Maia Sandu has specified criteria for selecting state officials for membership of the Supreme Security Council (SSC), and formulated the criteria in a Presidential Decree on amending the SSC membership Decree of 1997.

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MOLDOVAN FOREIGN MINISTRY CALLS DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIONS TO ABSTAIN FROM INTERFERING INTO MOLDOVA’S HOME AFFAIRS

MOLDOVAN FOREIGN MINISTRY CALLS DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIONS TO ABSTAIN FROM INTERFERING INTO MOLDOVA’S HOME AFFAIRS
25 january, 2021

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration has called on foreign diplomatic representations to abstain from interfering into the Republic of Moldova’s domestic affairs, reads the ministerial Commentary issued following certain statements concerning the annulment by the Moldovan Constitutional Court of the Law on the functioning of languages in Moldova.

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​MARK TKACHUK NAMES LANGUAGES LAW AUTHORS AND DESTROYERS “NARROW-MINDED PROVOKERS”

​MARK TKACHUK NAMES LANGUAGES LAW AUTHORS AND DESTROYERS “NARROW-MINDED PROVOKERS”
25 january, 2021

Mark Tkachuk, a member of the Executive Committee of the Collective Action Party “Civilian Congress”, has named as “narrow-minded provokers” all those having a relation to drafting the Law on the functioning of languages in Moldova and to its cancellation by Constitutional Court’s decision.

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SOCIALISTS’ LEADER: NOT TO VOTE FOR THE PREMIER CANDIDATE AND TO GO TO THE EARLY ELECTION

SOCIALISTS’ LEADER: NOT TO VOTE FOR THE PREMIER CANDIDATE AND TO GO TO THE EARLY ELECTION
21 january, 2021

The Party of Socialists (PSRM) chairman Igor Dodon considers that if President Maia Sandu nominates a candidate for prime minister post, then it is not worth voting for him in order to achieve early parliamentary elections. As Infotag reports, he said this on the air of NTV Moldova on Wednesday evening.

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PRESIDENT ACCUSES PSRM-SHOR COALITION OF OBSTACLING EUROPEAN SUPPORT TO MOLDOVA

PRESIDENT ACCUSES PSRM-SHOR COALITION OF OBSTACLING EUROPEAN SUPPORT TO MOLDOVA
21 january, 2021

President Maia Sandu has accused the PSRM-Shor coalition of creating obstacles to European support for Moldova. As Infotag reports, she said this on Wednesday at a briefing following her visit to Brussels.

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JUSTICE MINISTER SAYS DISPUTING IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE "LAW ON LANGUAGES" WILL BE A FAILURE

JUSTICE MINISTER SAYS DISPUTING IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE "LAW ON LANGUAGES" WILL BE A FAILURE
20 january, 2021

The victory in the legal dispute, which the deputies who have challenged the law “On the Functioning of Languages on the Territory of Moldova” in the Constitutional Court (CC) are hoping for, will turn into a political failure, regardless of the decision taken by the magistrates, Minister of Justice Fadei Nagacevschii said at a briefing on Wednesday , criticizing the authors of the request – deputies Dinu Plingau and Octavian Ticu.

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DPM, DA AND PMG DEPUTIES MAINTAIN THAT PRESIDENT MUST NOMINATE CANDIDATE FOR PREMIER

DPM, DA AND PMG DEPUTIES MAINTAIN THAT PRESIDENT MUST NOMINATE CANDIDATE FOR PREMIER
20 january, 2021

Members of Parliament Dumitru Diacov (Democratic Party), Igor Munteanu (Platforma DA) and Vladimir Cebotari (Pro Moldova group) are convinced that the President must propose a candidate for prime-ministerial post, despite President Maia Sandu’s opinion that any such nomination or attempts to form a government lead to snap election postponement. The deputies presented their opinions in a live program cast on the local television on Tuesday night.

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PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL: MAIA SANDU’S ELECTION IS A CALL FOR A ROBUST REFORM AGENDA

PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL: MAIA SANDU’S ELECTION IS A CALL FOR A ROBUST REFORM AGENDA
19 january, 2021

The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, has named the election of Maia Sandu President of the Republic of Moldova “a call (by the citizens -" I. ") for a robust reform agenda and anti-corruption which the European Union (EU) fully supports.” As Infotag reports, he wrote about this on social networks following a meeting with Sandu in Brussels the day before.

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RENATO USATII URGES PRESIDENT SANDU TO ACT MORE ACTIVELY TO DISSOLVE PARLIAMENT

RENATO USATII URGES PRESIDENT SANDU TO ACT MORE ACTIVELY TO DISSOLVE PARLIAMENT
19 january, 2021

Partidul Nostru (Our Party, OP) Chairman Renato Usatii believes that President Maia Sandu ought to act more resolutely and actively to dissolve the incumbent Parliament and not to be led by the nose by ex-president Igor Dodon. Usatii stated this in his online address to citizens, commenting on the Constitutional Court’s conclusion that a self-dissolution of the Parliament is impossible.

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EU HIGH REPRESENTATIVE ASSURES PRESIDENT OF MOLDOVA THAT EUROPEAN UNION WILL HELP MOLDOVA WITH VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19

EU HIGH REPRESENTATIVE ASSURES PRESIDENT OF MOLDOVA THAT EUROPEAN UNION WILL HELP MOLDOVA WITH VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19
19 january, 2021

Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, underlined the EU's commitment to help ensuring that coronavirus vaccines are accessible to all, including in the EU's immediate neighborhood. Furthermore, additional EU assistance, in particular through the World Health Organization, can be used by the Moldovan authorities to be adequately prepared for the coronavirus vaccination campaign, Josep Borrell stated during his meeting with Moldovan President Maia Sandu in Brussels on Monday.

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT SAYS THAT PARLIAMENT MAY NOT GET SELF-DISSOLVED

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT SAYS THAT PARLIAMENT MAY NOT GET SELF-DISSOLVED
19 january, 2021

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova has confirmed that the Moldovan Parliament may not resort to a self-dissolution. The Court took such decision on Monday in response to an inquiry submitted by deputies of the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS).

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SOCIALISTS DEMAND THAT PRESIDENT SANDU NOMINATE CANDIDATE FOR PREMIER BEFORE FEBRUARY 1

SOCIALISTS DEMAND THAT PRESIDENT SANDU NOMINATE CANDIDATE FOR PREMIER BEFORE FEBRUARY 1
19 january, 2021

The Party of Socialists demands that President Maia Sandu must nominate a candidate for prime minister by February 1 at the latest, PSRM leader Igor Dodon stated at a news conference organized on Monday following a sitting of the PSRM Executive Committee.

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PRESIDENT MAIA SANDU WILL NOT NOMINATE PREMIER CANDIDATE UNTIL THE COURT DECISION ON THE POSSIBILITY OF PARLIAMENT SELF-DISSOLUTION

PRESIDENT MAIA SANDU WILL NOT NOMINATE PREMIER CANDIDATE UNTIL THE COURT DECISION ON THE POSSIBILITY OF PARLIAMENT SELF-DISSOLUTION
18 january, 2021

President Maia Sandu will not nominate a prime minister until the Constitutional Court (CC) decides on the possibility of parliament's self-dissolution. As Infotag reports, she said this during the program “Friday with Anatolie Golea” on the RTR-Moldova TV channel.

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PRESIDENT NAMED FOREIGN POLICY’S PRIORITIES - ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY, RELATIONS WITH DIASPORA, CONSULAR SERVICES

PRESIDENT NAMED FOREIGN POLICY’S PRIORITIES - ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY, RELATIONS WITH DIASPORA, CONSULAR SERVICES
15 january, 2021

President Maia Sandu has named the priorities of foreign policy - economic diplomacy, relations with the diaspora and high-quality consular services. As Infotag reports, the President announced this in her address to the diplomatic corps of the Republic of Moldova on Friday.

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PRESIDENT MAIA SANDU SPEAKED FOR RESETTING RELATIONS WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION AND DEVELOPING RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA

PRESIDENT MAIA SANDU SPEAKED FOR RESETTING RELATIONS WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION AND DEVELOPING RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA
15 january, 2021

The President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, spoke in favor of restarting relations with the European Union (EU) and developing relations with the Russian Federation. As Infotag reports, this was stated by Sandu during a discussion with Moldovan diplomats.

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MOLDOVAN PARLIAMENT DEVOTED 182 HOURS TO PLENARY WORK LAST YEAR – MORE THAN IN 2019

MOLDOVAN PARLIAMENT DEVOTED 182 HOURS TO PLENARY WORK LAST YEAR – MORE THAN IN 2019
14 january, 2021

Last year, the Parliament of Moldova held 33 plenary meetings, though 3 of them were actually not valid due to the lack of a quorum. So, the plenary meetings lasted a total of 182 hours, reported the forum’s Secretariat.

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DEMOCRATIC PARTY HONORARY CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS THAT PRESIDENT HAS NO OTHER NO OTHER WAY OUT BUT TO NOMINATE PREMIER

DEMOCRATIC PARTY HONORARY CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS THAT PRESIDENT HAS NO OTHER NO OTHER WAY OUT BUT TO NOMINATE PREMIER
14 january, 2021

The president, according to the Constitution, has no choice but to nominate a candidate for the post of prime minister. As Infotag reports, Dumitru Diacov, the honorary chairman of the Democratic Party, said this on the air of TV8channel on Wednesday evening. Earlier, President Maia Sandu said that “any nomination of candidates and attempts to form a government will only lead to wasting time.”

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