Moldova ready to abandon Transnistria for EU and NATO

Summary

Moldova is pushing Transnistria towards Russia.

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Moldova is ready to abandon Transnistria for its EU integration and cooperation with NATO, said Andrian Candu, speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova.

Disproof

No evidence given.

In fact, Andrian Candu, speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, said in an interview that there are several conditions that may force Russia to end its control of the Transnistrian region. In his opinion, Moldova could provide Russia some guarantees that it will not join NATO or unite with Romania, that the rights of the Russian minority will be respected. "I am sure that once - although, unfortunately, not tomorrow and, apparently, not in the near future - but in the medium term we will be able to agree on the return of Transnistria in the status of autonomy and the beginning of reintegration", said Candu.

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publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 136
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06/02/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Moldova
  • Keywords: Transnistria, EU/NATO enlargement, NATO
  • Outlet: Sbobodnaya Pressa Polit Russia Izvestia RIA Novosti Baltnews
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