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EU wants to transform Moldova into a platform for European products

Summary of Disinformation

Europeans invest significant financial resources in developing the road infrastructure in order to transform Moldova into a platform of [selling] the EU goods.

 

Disproof

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EU financial aid to Moldova has funded numerous and diverse projects, including: improving public administration and financial management; reform of the social aid system; emergency aid responding to increases in heating tariffs; energy production based on solar and agricultural waste, waste collection; health care reform and equipment; care centres for the young and old; natural disaster relief; rural economic activity; water supply and waste water treatment infrastructure.

The EU also imports products from Moldova: (machinery and appliances, textiles, agricultural products and beverages, iron and steel). Following the application of the Association Agreement, EU imports from the Republic of Moldova increased by 5.5% in 2015 and by 7.7% in 2016.
eeas.europa.eu/delegations/moldova/1538/republic-moldova-and-eu_en,

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Reported in: Issue 80
Date: 14.09.2017
Language: Moldova
Country: Moldova
Keywords: EU, AA/DCFTA
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Moldavskie Vedomosti
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