Disinfo: EU will punish Moldova for its closer relations with Russia

Summary

EU will punish Moldova for its closer relations with Russia. Moldova will lose the visa-free regime the EU.

Disproof

Visa liberalisation with the EU is a technical process, not a political process. Furthermore, the EU has not made any statements threatening to withdraw visa free regime if Moldova aligns with Russia.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 56
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Moldova, Russia
  • Keywords: EU, Visa liberalisation

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