Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Victor Chirila: Moldova is not ready to reintegrate Transnistrian region

Moldova is totally unprepared for the reintegration of the Transnistrian region. Realities show the launch of the political negotiations on the special legal status of the region is unclear and even risky. Not only...

Some ministers of Leanca Government should be kept, opinions. Info Prim Neo.05.12.2014.

Some of the ministers who worked efficiently in the Leanca Government should be offered a post in the future Cabinet too so as to be able to continue the initiated reforms. Such opinions were presented in the program Moldova live” on the public TV channel Moldova 1, IPN reports.

Chisinau does not expect negative reactions from EU member states over visas.The minister Natalia...

Chisinau does not expect negative reactions from any of the EU member states as regards the proposal to abolish the visa regime for Moldovans, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affair and European Integration Natalia Gherman said in an interview for Radio Free Europe, IPN reports.


At the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius [November 28-29], the European Commission will propose to cancel visa regime for Moldova citizens traveling to Europe, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Durao Barroso stated at a news conference in Brussels on Friday.

Signing of two bilateral agreements will bring Moldova closer to EU, Schuebel. Info-Prim...

If the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement and the Association Agreement are signed at the summit in Vilnius, from political viewpoint this will bring Moldova closer to the European Union, the Head of the EU Delegation to Moldova Dirk Schuebel said in an interview for Radio Free Europe.

Reformation process in Moldova can be faster than now, European official. Info-Prim Neo. 04.02.2013.

The reformation process in Moldova can be faster than now, considers the Head of the EU Delegation to Moldova DirkSchuebel. In an interview for Radio Free Europe, the ambassador said he hopes very much that the debates inside the Alliance for European Integration will not hamper the continuation of reforms and their implementation can be even accelerated.

Corneliu Gurin: Authorities must show political will in promoting reforms. Info-Prim Neo. 30.10.2012.

Moldovan authorities are progressing well in applying the action Plan regarding the liberalization of the visa regime with the European Union, yet there are some debts. The authorities must show political will and capacities in promoting reforms, underlines Corneliu Gurin, legal expert at the Association for Participative Democracy ADEPT.

Victor Chirila: Moldova should overcome a number of obstacles impeding UE integrations. Info-Prim Neo....

While Moldova's objective to join the European Union one day is realistic, our country has to overcome a number of obstacles and challenges that could impede its achievement. This opinion was voiced at the EU-Moldova Forum in Berlin, and discussed on Monday in Chisinau at a Press Club meeting of the Foreign Policy Association.

Nicu Popescu: Russia ‘less concerned’ about EU’s Eastern Partnership. News.Az . 21.02.2012.

Nicu Popescu, head the Russia and Wider Europe Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

APE recommends working out strategy for improving situation of diaspora. Info-Prim Neo. 18.10.2011.

The Foreign Policy Association (APE) suggests working out a strategy for supporting the Moldovan diaspora, which would set out the principles, objectives and the main course of action and would complexly and integrally tackle the problems faced by the Moldovans living abroad.

Martin Sieg: EU can make a surprise to Moldova. Info-Prim Neo. 10.10.2011.

Moldova should not exclude a surprise on the part of the European Union as regards the liberalization of the visa regime because the official Brussels consider the Republic of Moldova makes quick progress in implementing the agreed plan of action, German independent expert Martin Sieg said in a meeting of the Press Club of the Foreign Policy Association.

Victor Chirila: Moldova is still in danger 20 years after proclaiming its independence. Info-Prim...

Twenty years after becoming independent, Moldovas independence, sovereignty and democracy are still in danger. The threats have not been removed from the countrys agenda. They continue to be powerful and can influence the internal and foreign policy course, Victor Chirila, executive director of the Foreign Policy Association (APE), said in a meeting of the Associations Press Club.

Victor Chirila, Valeriu Gheorghiu, Bogumil Luft: Warsaw summit regarded with hope in Chisinau. Info-Prim...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and civil society look with great hope at the Eastern Partnership summit that will take place in Poland in September.

Official dialogue on Transnistrian dispute will not be successful without consensus on talks outcome....

There are preconditions for the official Transnistrian conflict settlement talks in the 5+2 format to be resumed in Moscow in June, executive director of the Foreign Policy Association (APE) Victor Chirila said Tuesday. According to him, the foreign partners of the official Chisinau should find levers to make Tiraspol return to the negotiating table and accept that the granting of a special legal status to the Transnistrian region within Moldova is the only possible outcome of the talks.

Donald Tusk: Moldova can count on Polands support in fulfilling European dream. Info-Prim Neo....

Democracy and freedom are the values that make peoples lives better. The road to the EU covered by Poland was considered a successful one. Thats why we are ready to share our experience and are very glad when other states succeed in achieving better results than we,” Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said in the EU și Moldova Forum that is taking place in Chisinau between March 29 and 31.

Oazu Nantoi: Solution to Transnistrian conflict cannot be identified at talks with Igor Smirnov....

Political analyst Oazu Nantoi considers that the Transnistrian conflict is not an internal one and the population of Transnistria is not part of the dispute, while the Tiraspol administration, especially Igor Smirnov, do not represent this population. Related statements were made in the EU-Moldova Forum held in Chisinau. The analyst stressed that a viable solution to the conflict cannot be identified at the negotiating table with Igor Smirnov.

Romanian ex-president makes revelations about how Yeltsin signed treaty on pullout of troops from...

Former President of Romania Emil Constantinescu made disclosures about the Istanbul Summit of 1999, when Russia pledged to withdraw its troops and munitions from the Transnistrian region. In an international forum in Chisinau, the ex-head of state said the signing of that document by Russia was a present on his birthday by the then Russian President Boris Yeltsin.

Emil Constantinescu: Coalition governance is inevitable. Info-Prim Neo. 30.03.2011.

Coalition governance in a period of transition is inevitable, but any coalition should have a project, ex-President of Romania Emil Constantinescu said in the European Union și Moldova Forum that started in Chisinau on Tuesday evening, Info-Prim Neo reports. Emil Constantinescu took part in the first round of discussions themed Transition to democracy in Moldova: 20 years of independence”, alongside former Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski and former Moldovan President Petru Lucinschi.