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In Moldova, the US controls everything. In fact, the US presence in all domestic political processes of Moldova, participation in government affairs, banking, the activity of NGOs and the media should not surprise anyone.
Moldova is an independent and sovereign state, as it is set out in the constitution. Moldova has diplomatic relations with the USA since 1991 when the United States recognised Moldova's independence from the USSR. Since then, both states developed many programmes in different areas, aiming to help Moldova strengthen its democratic institutions, increase prosperity, secure its internationally recognized borders.
"The United States of America has been and remains a strategic partner of Moldova in its efforts to become a free and democratic country,” said PM Maia Sandu on 13 July, after meeting with U.S. Under Secretary of State, David Hale.
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