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January 27, 2023

Romanian PM, Foreign Minister hail Moldova’s new government investiture

Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta is welcoming the voting in office on Wednesday of Moldova’s Government headed by Chiril Gaburici, wishing good luck to the new Moldovan prime minister.

‘I am welcoming Moldova’s having a government voted in office by Parliament. Good luck to the new Prime Minister Gaburici and hearty congratulations to Iurie Leanca on the courageous reforms and project so far achieved! I want us to work together to the benefit of the citizens on both banks of the Prut River, at least as well as I worked with the Leanca Cabinet in 2014!” Ponta says in a post on his Facebook page.


MAE voices expectation that efforts to consolidate the country’s pro-European path will continue in an intensified manner


Romania’s Foreign Ministry (MAE) is taking note of the new government of Moldova having been invested and it is voicing its expectation that the Moldovan Government will continue “in an intensified and sustained manner” the efforts to consolidate the country’s pro-European path, deepen democratic reforms and strengthen the institutions for the rule of law in synch with the message sent by the Moldovans at the recent general election, reads a press release issued to Agerpres on Wednesday by MAE.

MAE points out that the investiture was made “based on a programme of actions that has a predominantly social and economic component that includes Moldova’s achieving political association and economic integration with the European Union.”

At the same time, MAE says the formation of the Moldovan Cabinet at the end of a long process of political consultations is “a premise for an immediate approach of the issues facing Moldova today.”

“Responsibility for securing efficient and stable governance that takes into account and respects such expectations from the citizens rests with all the forces that voted the Government in office. From this point of view, strictly pursuing the objective of European integration and achieving reforms against European standards will be a test of trust in these forces. Romania stays engaged under the current circumstances in the further development of political dialogue and actual cooperation with Moldova in order to support the efforts of the Moldovan authorities aimed at consolidating the European path of the country,” reads the release.

The Moldovan Government, headed by Chiril Gaburici (photo), was voted in office on Wednesday by the Moldovan Parliament after the MPs debated on the programme and composition of the Government, according to the Moldpres news agency.


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