Moldova Election Run-off Puts Capital Under Spotlight

In the second run-off round of local elections in the former Soviet country, Moldovan citizens on Sunday will select bosses for another 380 town halls.

In the first round, on October 20, voters elected 518 mayors in a race in which the pro-Russian Moldovan Socialist Party, PSRM, won the biggest number of votes in the country.

PMP, PNL sign protocol of political cooperation and support for Orban Cabinet's voting in

Chairman of the People's Movement Party (PMP) Eugen Tomac announced on Monday having signed with Liberal head Ludovic Orban a protocol of political collaboration and support for the voting in of the new Executive. Voicing his satisfaction at the sealing of the document, Tomac said: "We had a very good political meeting.

Russia Tightens Quotas on Imports From Moldova

Russia has refused to increase export quotas for Moldovan goods for 2019, setting a quota of 15,000 export permits for Moldovan producers - 3,000 less than in 2018.

The Moldovan Economy and Infrastructure Ministry on Wednesday said Russia wanted Moldova first to increase the number of permits for Russian transport operators.

Vice PM Fifor:Romania remains the most firm supporter of the Republic of Moldova in its European journey

Romania remains the most firm supporter of the Republic of Moldova's efforts in its European journey, conveyed on Saturday Vice Prime Minister for Romania's strategic partnerships' implementation Mihai Fifor, who had a meeting at the Victoria Palace with a delegation of Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, led by Deputy Chairman Monica Babuc.

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.

Romania Opposes Federal Solution to Moldova’s Transnistria Problem

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis urged Moldova not to pursue a federal arrangement as a solution to the problem of its breakaway region of Transnistria at a meeting with the President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, in New York on Wednesday.

The two presidents met on the sidelines of the 74th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.