MEP Corina Crețu became a citizen of the Republic of Moldova

Moldova1, 17 March 2023 20:10

The Romanian MEP, Corina Crețu, received a positive opinion regarding the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova and she will be issued identity documents as a citizen of our country.

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Former president Igor Dodon's lawyers will no longer pay court fines. Another court panel from the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) annulled the court's decisions by which these sanctions were applied to them. This was announced today by the Anticorruption Prosecutor's Office.
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The president of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu gives a briefing after the meeting of the Supreme Security Council.
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More than 8,500 cases of viruses, flu and COVID-19 were registered in schools and kindergartens in the country during the past week, according to the data presented today by the Ministry of Education and Research, which states that the figures are decreasing compared to the period 6-13 March, when more than 9,000 infections were reported.
The Republic of Moldova started to gradually join the sanctions imposed by the European Union on the Russian Federation for aggression against Ukraine and will sanction more Russian citizens "in a few weeks", announced the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nicu Popescu, in an interview with Radio Free Europe.
The Parliament Speaker of the Republic of Latvia Edvards Smiltēns will be on an official visit to the Republic of Moldova from March 21 to 23, reads a press release from the Legislative. The Latvian official will have meetings with the country's leadership - the president of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, the Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu, the Prime Minister Dorin Recean and other officials.
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The Buiucani Police Inspectorate was alerted last night, around 18:40, that an explosive was placed on Liviu Deleanu Str. in Chisinau. The call was made by a drunk man.
The members of the Supreme Security Council are meeting today, starting at 1 p.m. to discuss the emergency situation in the judiciary. The decision was taken by the president of the country, Maia Sandu, after the General Assembly of Judges postponed the appointment of the members of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM).
Poland is strengthening its border with the Russian Federation: the Poles have installed a barbed wire fence and anti-tank barriers on the border with the Kaliningrad region. The fence is two and a half meters high and three meters wide. This action was taken following Russia's attacks in Ukraine.
Attempts to destabilize the situation in the Republic of Moldova is again in the attention of the European Union. The evolution of the events in Chisinau will be put on the agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels on Monday, at the initiative of the head of diplomacy from Bucharest, Bogdan Aurescu.
The 9th Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven will sound at the vocal-symphonic concert dedicated to the day of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania. The event will take place on Thursday, March 23, at the Palace of the Republic in Chisinau. For the first time, two valuable symphony orchestras from the Republic of Moldova and from Romania will perform a monumental work by Beethoven.
A private low-cost airline from the Republic of Moldova announced that it is canceling flights for Monday, March 20, due to technical problems. Thus, the flights Chisinau - Dublin - Chisinau; Chisinau - Tel Aviv - Chisinau and Chisinau - Verona – Chisinau were cancelled.
Kosovo and Serbia reached an agreement late Saturday on implementing an EU-backed deal to normalize relations, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said, POLITICO reports.
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile on Sunday, Seoul's military said, the fourth show of force in a week as South Korea and the United States stage major military drills, AFP reports.
At least 16 people died after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck southern Ecuador on Saturday afternoon, according to government officials, CNN reports.
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A deal allowing the export of Ukrainian grain from Black Sea ports that was due to expire on Saturday has been renewed, Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said, while a Ukrainian government minister said the extension had been agreed for 120 days, Reuters reports.
The United States will transfer more than 7 billion dollars to Ukraine by September, said the representative of the United States to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, during the briefing of the UN Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine, reports Ukrinform.
French opposition lawmakers on Friday, March 17, filed two no-confidence motions against President Emmanuel Macron's government after it forced a contested pension reform through the Assemblee Nationale without a vote, the leader of an independent parliamentary group said, AFP reports.
Russian troops launched a missile attack on the Zaporozhye region. As a result, a residential complex was destroyed, according to the press service of the Zaporizhia Regional Military Administration.
US President Joe Biden has welcomed the International Criminal Court's issuing of an arrest warrant against his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, BBC reports.
17 March 2023
"I understand that the judges still decided to block the cleansing of the judiciary and continue to put obstacles in the restoration of justice in Moldova. I announce that I will convene for Monday, at 2:00 p.m., the Supreme Security Council in connection with the emergency situation in the judiciary", reads President Maia Sandu's message.
The Romanian MEP, Corina Crețu, received a positive opinion regarding the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova and she will be issued identity documents as a citizen of our country.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian official Maria Lvova-Belova for an alleged scheme to deport Ukrainian children to Russia, CNN reports.
The trip on public transport in Chisinau will be paid through the mobile phone, general mayor Ion Ceban announced. The pilot project will be available in Chisinau to passengers on trolleybus Nb. 8 and trolleybus Nb. 10 and bus Nb. 2 and bus Nb. 26.
French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his support for his Moldovan counterpart, Maia Sandu, in the face of "Russian destabilization attempts" in the Republic of Moldova and "the tensions they cause", the Elysee Palace announced, quoted by France Presse and Agerpres.
The President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, gives a speech in the plenary session of the Parliament. "In 2030, the Republic of Moldova must be a member country of the European Union. Now is our real chance to become a member with full rights, we have the support of the EU states. Moldovans have chosen the European path, but how quickly we will get there depends on all of us", said the Moldovan president.
No matter how complicated it will be, the authorities of the Republic of Moldova will complete the cleansing of the judiciary. "We all know that people demand justice, and justice is built through trust," said the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, in the plenary session of the Parliament. The Head of State asked the Government and the Parliament to create a court to investigate cases of high corruption, including in the justice system.
Ukrainian Energy Minister German Galushchenko has visited the enterprise where nuclear fuel will be produced for domestic nuclear power units and later for export to other countries, Ukrinform reports.
A 47-year-old US citizen wanted to enter the Republic of Moldova with five drones without declaring them to the customs body. The case was registered on March 16, at Chisinau International Airport.
Ukraine and the European Union agreed to extend for another year the agreement that allows Ukrainian drivers to travel in the EU without a transport permit and without an international driver's license, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine announced on its Facebook page.
Russia has committed wide-ranging war crimes in Ukraine such as wilful killings and torture, a U.N.-mandated investigative body said on Thursday, in some cases making children watch loved ones being raped and detaining others alongside dead bodies, Reuters reports.
16 March 2023
The Prime Minister of Romania Nicolae Ciuca will pay a visit to the Republic of Moldova next week. This was announced by Prime Minister Dorin Recean during a briefing, after the working visit to the Drochia district, when he was asked about Romania's help in the process of our country's EU accession negotiations.
Starting with 2025, a government agency specialized in combating cyber attacks will operate in the Republic of Moldova, according to a draft law voted today in two readings. Also, a state registry of cyber incidents will be developed, in order to take rapid measures to prevent and to remedy threats of this kind, said the state secretary at the Ministry of Economic Development and Digitalization, Viorel Garaz.
US European Command released footage of the Tuesday encounter between a US surveillance drone and the Russian fighter jets as it played out over the Black Sea, CNN reports.
Prime Minister Dorin Recean reacted to the protests organized by the Movement for the People Party. The Prime Minister suggested the demonstrators to work, instead of taking money and blocking roads. The prime minister is confident that, following the justice reform, the organizers of the protests and their illegal financiers will be brought to justice.
Nina Cernat will provide the interim position of president of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM), starting on March 21. The decision was taken today by the members of the CSM.
The fire that broke out in the building of the Federal Security Service’s (FSB) border department engulfed 880 square meters, an emergency official told TASS on Thursday.
Over 120 companies from eight states are participating between March 16-19 in the spring edition of the International Specialized Exhibition of machines, equipment and technologies for the agricultural sector MOLDAGROTECH, at the "Moldexpo" International Exhibition Center.
The head of diplomacy of the Republic of Moldova, Nicu Popescu, is hosting in Chisinau the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, James Cleverly, who is making a working visit to our country between March 15 and 16. After the meeting, Nicu Popescu and James Cleverly will hold a press conference.
Deputies of the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) developed a draft law by which citizens of the Republic of Kosovo, not recognized by the Moldovan authorities, will be able to receive visas to enter the Republic of Moldova, Radio Free Europe reports.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his speech on Wednesday night that he feels Russian aggression is approaching the point where it can give in. He expressed thanks to Denmark for the decision to establish a support fund for Ukraine worth one billion dollars, reports According to estimates by the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), the number of attacks by Russian troops at Bahmut has decreased "significantly" in recent days.
PSRM deputy Alexandr Nesterovschi leaves the formation. The decision was announced by him on his Facebook page. He said that he remains in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, but will not join any other party.
15 March 2023
The deadline for the purchase of electricity by SA "Energocom", based on direct negotiations, will be extended for the period April-September 2023. The decision was taken today by the Commission for Emergency Situations.
On the Day of the Volunteer, the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, decorated hundreds of Ukrainians, 47 of them posthumously. Among them is Oleksandr Matievski, the soldier originally from the Republic of Moldova, who became famous after he died defying the Russians. Also, the ukraininian president decorated Dmitro Koțubailo, known as "Da Vinci", also a famous figure in Ukraine, who voluntarily enlisted and fought in the east, as early as 2014, when he was a teenager.
Rail traffic will resume "gradually" in Greece from March 22 as the country reels from its deadliest train crash, the transport minister said on Tuesday, AFP reports.
A Russian fighter jet forced downa US Air Force drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday after damaging the propeller of the American MQ-9 Reaper drone, according to the US military, CNN reports.
Oxana Cazacu was appointed as deputy head of the Prosecutor's Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases (PCCOCS). A decision to this effect was approved by the members of the Superior Council of Prosecutors.
The high-level meeting of the Republic of Moldova-USA Strategic Dialogue is being held today in Chisinau. Before the opening of the event, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu, declared that relations between the two states have never been stronger than at present. For his part, the principal deputy of the assistant secretary of state of the USA, Dereck Hogan, noted and welcomed the determination of the Republic of Moldova to advance in the process of joining the European Union.
In the Republic of Moldova, there is a decrease in the number of cases of COVID-19, seasonal flu and acute upper respiratory tract infections (IARCS), the Ministry of Health announces.
The bilateral strategic dialogue between the Republic of Moldova and the USA, as well as the political and security situation in the country and in the region, were the main topics discussed by the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, with the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Dereck J. Hogan.
In 2021, the Kremlin developed a plan to destabilize the situation in the Republic of Moldova, in order to prevent our country from joining the EU and NATO, through disinformation campaigns and denigration, in particular, of the North Atlantic Alliance. Another point of the Russian plan was to force our country to participate in Russian international projects, such as the Eurasian Union. Likewise, it was proposed to solve the Transnistrian conflict by granting a special status to the region. Several international journalists came into possession of the document issued by the Kremlin and published this plan to destabilize the Republic of Moldova.
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