Iohannis: Romania will be at the side of the Republic of Moldova, supporting its reform process and European course
President Klaus Iohannis offered congratulations to the citizens of the Republic of Moldova following Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, as well as Moldovan President Maia Sandu for her “courage, perseverance and vision”.
“Congratulations to the citizens of the Republic of Moldova for their civic spirit and clear choice for reforms, rule of law and European integration! Congratulations, Maia Sandu, for your courage, perseverance and vision! Romania will be at the side of the Republic of Moldova, supporting its reform process and European course!,” Iohannis wrote on Twitter on Monday.
Moldova’s main pro-European party, Maia Sandu’s center-right Action and Solidarity Party, scored a clear victory in Moldova’s July 11 snap parliamentary elections, show the preliminary results presented by the Central Electoral Commission after the count of the ballots in 99.58 percent of the polling stations.
PM Citu congratulates Republic of Moldova citizens on pro-European path they will take
Prime Minister Florin Citu congratulates the citizens of the Republic of Moldova on the “pro-European path they will take”, after the results of the early parliamentary election on Sunday.
“I congratulated [President, ed. n.] Maia Sandu today [Monday, ed. n.] on the historic result that the Republic of Moldova achieved in the early election. I congratulate the citizens of the Republic of Moldova for the pro-European path they will take. I assure them that Romania is with them in this reform process,” Florin Citu wrote on his Facebook page on Monday.
The main pro-European party in the Republic of Moldova, the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS), of President Maia Sandu, won the early parliamentary election held on Sunday, according to preliminary results presented by the Central Electoral Commission (CEC), after the counting of votes from 99.58 pct of the polling stations.
ForMin Aurescu: Rep. of Moldova’s election results – excellent, victory for democracy
The results of the snap parliamentary elections that took place on Sunday in the Republic of Moldova are “excellent” and represent “a victory for democracy,” Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said in Brussels on Monday.
“I will make a brief presentation of the results for my colleagues and the High Representative and an assessment of the importance of these excellent results, I would said,” the head of Romanian diplomacy asserted before joining the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the EU member states.
“This is a victory for democracy, the Republic of Moldova citizens’ stance in favor of the strengthening of the rule of law, of strong democratic institutions in their country and for streamlining and accelerating the fight against corruption. About 53 percent for pro-European and pro-reform action (PAS) stands for a great victory in the Republic of Moldova,” he said.
“Romania is looking forward to working with the new pro-European and pro-democratic, pro-reform government, it continues to work with the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, who has a very clear reform agenda and will now find a good partner in the Government to carry through this reform process. We believe that the implementation of this reform agenda, in line with the European Union Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova, is the only guarantee of the country’s development and the prosperity of the citizens of the Republic of Moldova,” minister Aurescu said.
Thus, “Romania will continue to stand by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova so that they fulfill their pro-European aspirations and go on the path of reforms”.