Moldova has banned a Romanian citizen who champions the cause of reunification with Romania - of which Moldova was once a part.
On a visit on Sunday to Cernauti, Ukraine, Minister-delegate for Romanians Overseas Angel Tilvar met Vice-Governor of the Cernauti Regional State Administration Ruslan Sencyuk and Cernauti Mayor Kaspruk Oleksey, with Tilvar voicing worries over Moldova's former Prime Minister Mircea Druc, also a Romanian citizen, having been denied entry to Ukraine.
President Klaus Iohannis on Monday appreciated that the Republic of Moldova recorded "important progresses" in getting closer to the European Union, five years after the signing of the Declaration on Strategic Partnership between Romania and the Republic of Moldova.
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Foreign Minister of Romania Bogdan Aurescu and Foreign Minister of Moldova Natalia Gherman say the first stage review of the Romanian-Moldova Partnership on Moldova's European Integration, five years after establishment, is "highly fruitful," renewing their full support for promoting Moldova's European journey and winning a clear prospect for accession to the European Union.
Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova announced on Thursday that the interest of Russian tourists towards the Bulgarian Black Sea coast has increased in the past days.
According to Angelkova, there has been a 40 % growth in the number of Russians, who have signed up for a summer holiday in Bulgaria, Darik radio reports.
The Parliament in Chisinau will discuss on Friday a draft bill granting a status of a 'national-cultural region' to Taraclia, an area in southwestern Moldova with predominantly ethnic Bulgarian population, BGNES reported.
Taraclia is home to more than 30,000 ethnic Bulgarians - the largest ethnic Bulgarian community in Moldova.
A Bucharest court on Wednesday placed Moldovan businessman Sergiu Lucinschi in custody for two months after he was arrested on charges of blackmail and influence peddling.
Sergiu Lucinschi, who also holds Romanian citizenship, is the youngest son of Petru Lucinschi, President of Moldova from 1997 to 2001.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, shows in a message, on the occasion of the anniversary of 97 years since the Union of Basarabia and Romania on March 27, that Romania stands beside the Republic of Moldova "in the effort to construct the common European future".
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Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu met Republic of Moldova Parliament Chair Andrian Candu on Wednesday; the Romanian official took the opportunity to voice his support for further progress of the authorities in Chisinau, 'firstly as regards the strict application of the Association Agreement with the European Union, so that the Republic of Moldova preserves its advanced status within the E