CHISINAU - Partizan Belgrade beat Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol 1-0 in the first leg of the UEFA Europa Conference League round of 32 in Chisinau on Thursday evening.
Partizan striker Ricardo Gomes scored the only goal of the match in the 45th minute and goalkeeper Aleksandar Popovic also produced a great performance with several brilliant saves.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic spoke by telephone with Moldovan President Maia Sandu on Wednesday.
Vucic and Sandu expressed mutual support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of their countries, as well as interest in development of Serbia-Moldova bilateral ties to mutual benefit, the press office of the president of Serbia said in a statement.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov again threatened Chisinau, saying that "the West has already set its sights on the Republic of Moldova to play the role of the next Ukraine" and that Maia Sandu "is ready, practically, for almost anything, including an alliance with Romania", reported the "Romania Journal", quoting the Moldovan television TVR.