Ukraine Warns of Russian Plans for Federalization of Moldova
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has offered assistance to Moldova to keep it on the European path
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Ukraine is interested in stable, democratic and European Moldova and is ready to provide, if necessary, assistance in solving existing problems.
“We urge the leading political forces of Moldova to act within the legal framework and to settle disputes by means of political dialogue in order to avoid forceful confrontation. It’s important for the country and the security situation in the region to thwart external interference aimed at implementing the Russian scenario of the country’s federalization,” reads the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, as reported y Ukrinform.
On June 8, 2019, a temporary coalition was created in the Parliament of Moldova. The Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered an order declaring all decisions, resolutions and legislative acts adopted by the current parliament on June 8, 2019 and in the subsequent period unconstitutional.
On June 9, 2019, the Constitutional Court suspended President Igor Dodon from the post for his refusal to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections, appointing deputy chairman of the Democratic Party Pavel Filip as the acting president of Moldova. Filip, in turn, signed a decree on the dissolution of parliament and calling of snap elections on September 6, 2019.