Disinfo: Europe only needs Moldova as a buffer zone against Russia

Summary

Europe needs Moldova as a buffer zone against Russia and that is the only reason why Moldova has been included in the Eastern Partnership.

Disproof

Moldova is a sovereign state. Eastern Partnership countries and the EU commit to deepening their ties, including through free trade agreements, eventual visa liberalisation and EU-funded projects. The Eastern Partnership offers both bilateral and multilateral measures for enhanced cooperation. The agreements does not concern any other countries that the ones cooperating within the partnership bit.ly/2g6rmR4, . The EU does not treat its neighbours as "buffer zone".

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 51
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Moldova, Russia
  • Keywords: Eastern Partnership, Europe
  • Outlet: bogdantsirdea.eu
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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