Romania still considering Moldova conflict resolution major priority

Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu attended an informal meeting of Organisation for Security and Economic Co-operation (OSCE) chief diplomats in Slovakia, on Monday and Tuesday, saying that that the resolution of the ongoing conflict in Moldova remains "a major priority" with Romania.

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.

Meeting between Marcel Ciolacu, Maia Sandu: Moldova always counted on Romania's support

Speaker of the Deputies' Chamber Marcel Ciolacu on Tuesday met the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, who said her country always counted on Romania's support. Marcel Ciolacu congratulated Maia Sandu for her appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova and for managing to overcome "the complicated situation" in her country.

UPDATE President Iohannis: Romania has been, is and will be most constant, dedicated supporter of R. Moldova

Romania has been, is and will be the most constant and dedicated supporter of the Republic of Moldova, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday. The head of state welcomed at the Cotroceni Palace Presidential Maia Sandu, the Moldovan premier. At the end of the meeting, President Iohannis said that this is the first external visit of Prime Minister Maia Sandu after taking office.

UPDATE Maia Sandu: Republic of Moldova's oligarchic regime left a very difficult inheritance

The inheritance from the Republic of Moldova's oligarchic regime is "very difficult" for the country's citizens, visiting Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu said on Tuesday in a press statement delivered jointly with President Klaus Iohannis at the Cotroceni Palace.