Maia Sandu

PM Orban - in Zagreb; scheduled meetings with Ursula von der Leyen, Merkel and Tusk

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), is conducting on Wednesday and Thursday a visit to Zagreb, to participate in the EPP Congress, context in which he has scheduled meetings with several heads of government and high officials of the European Union.

Moldovan Socialists Topple Govt in No-Confidence Vote

Prime Minister Maia Sandu's cabinet was ousted on Tuesday when it lost a no-confidence motion by 101 to 63 votes, only five months after it came to office.

It was defeated by the combined votes of the pro-Russian Socialist Party, PSRM, and the Democratic Party which was led until recently by the oligarch Vlad Plahotniuc.

Iohannis: In current context of Rep. of Moldova, Romania's support, including financial, strictly conditioned by reform continuation

President Klaus Iohannis stated, on Tuesday, that the demarche initiated by the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) to remove the Maia Sandu Government, in an "essential" moment for Justice reform, goes against the medium and long-term interests of the neighboring country and its citizens.

PM of Republic of Moldova attends opening of university year in Timisoara: Big challenge - the young to return home

Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu, who is currently paying a visit to Timisoara, where she participated as a guest of honour in the opening of the new university year at West University of Timisoara (UVT), on Saturday told AGERPRES that the young people who graduate in Romania do not usually return home and this is a big challenge for the authorities in Chisinau.

PM Dancila: Gov't supports Republic of Moldova's European roadmap; we have shared interest in infrastructure

The Romanian government will offer the Republic of Moldova its full support with the implementation of environmental, health and education projects, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday, mentioning that the two states have a common interest in transport infrastructure interconnection projects and in reducing roaming fees.

Watching and Waiting

Into the Unknown

Moldova watchers and regional analysts alike are keenly trying to make sense of the new ruling coalition that has taken power in Chisinau. Made up of pro-European reformists and pro-Russian parties, the new government is seen as an unholy alliance and somewhat of a dark horse.

Senate President Tariceanu meets Moldovan PM Sandu: Romania will further endorse R. Moldova's European aspirations

Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Tuesday had a meeting with Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu, who is paying an official visit to Romania, context in which the Romanian dignitary congratulated her for the confidence vote received from the Legislature in Chisinau and assured her of the Romanian authorities' support in fulfilling her mandate.

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