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The President of Moldova slipped the fake Prince of the order of Malta

Moldovan President Igor Dodon met with the Prince of the order of Malta, who was an impostor. Writes about this edition of NewsMaker Wednesday, July 18.

a Report on the meeting with the “Prince of the Christian order of the knights of Malta”, held on 17 July, was published on the official website the head of state. It is reported that he and Mr. Thorbjørn paternò Castello di Carcaci from Italy, who arrived in Moldova, a study visit, he discussed possibilities of cooperation in the field of philanthropy. Also, the Prince was invited to the world Congress of families in Chisinau.

according to the publication, earlier the Dodon announced the participation of “high-ranking representative of the Vatican” in Congress.

and Later popular in Moldova blog “you know who” in Facebook the investigation was published, which stated that di Carcaci is an impostor. The list of dignitaries of the order of Malta it was not, it turned out that the order knows about the impostor and tried to plead with him.

According to the authors of the investigation, the false Prince is truly included in a “the Order of the knights of Malta”, registered as a private organization. She has the right to distribute titles and carry out their activities. On one of them two years ago, visited the Ombudsman of Moldova Aurelia Grigoriu. Officially the organization does not recognize the Vatican.

the press service of the Moldovan President are unable to comment on Prince-impostor and the representative of the Vatican, which should participate in the Congress of families. “I was not at this meeting and not know who this man is and whether he will participate in the Congress in the autumn”, — said the press-Secretary of Dodona Maxim Lebedinsky.

Moldovan President described relations with Russia with the phrase “worse than ever”

Moldovan President Igor Dodon said the low level of relations between Moscow and Chisinau. His words leads RIA Novosti.

“Relations with Russia cannot be worse, because on some levels worse. I think that warming at the political level is possible only after the elections to the Parliament,” he said.

he said that relations between the countries exist on four levels. “At the presidential level we have a good relationship — have a complete understanding, at the level of regions signed dozens of agreements at the level of parliaments partially bad relations (the leadership of the Parliament forbids deputies to go to Russia, but the socialist faction attends all events related to bilateral relations), at the level of governments is a total boycott,” — explained his vision for it.

In March 2017 Dodon said the beginning of a new stage of cooperation with Russia. The President noted that the worst relations between Moscow and Chisinau in the period from 2012 to 2016. Two months later, after the mutual expulsion of diplomats, Dodon complained that relations between Moscow and Chisinau are on the edge of a precipice.

In October Dodon promised that he “will not sign any one anti-Russian law, even if the parliamentary majority will vote for him again.”

Transnistria refused to give the Russian peacekeepers

the decision on the withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from the territory of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic (PMR) cannot be taken without the consent of the authorities of Transnistria. This is stated in a statement posted on website the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Republic.

“Russian troops in Transnistria carry out only the task of ensuring sustainable peace and security, and any other armed forces, except peacekeepers, in the territory of the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic” — said in comments to resolution UN General Assembly, which calls for the withdrawal of Russian troops from the territory of Transnistria.

“the authorship of the draft document and proposed its adoption belong to the Republic of Moldova is a party to unresolved conflict and member of the tripartite peacekeeping operation, dividing the responsibility for maintaining peace and stability on the Dniester. In this context leaves no doubt that the Moldovan side committed to revanchist ideas and the tactics of destruction of proven effectiveness of the peacekeeping format in order to displace the Russian peacekeeping presence,” he added in Mead of Transnistria.

In Tiraspol also noted that the transformation of the Russian peacekeeping mission is possible only on the basis of a final settlement of relations between Pridnestrovie and Moldova. “This kind of demarches on the part of the Republic of Moldova with the involvement of prestigious international venues doomed to failure and provide additional tension in relations between participants of the negotiation process”, — assured the foreign Ministry.

the UN General Assembly on 22 June vote calling on Russia to withdraw its troops from the territory of Transnistria resolution. Voted for 64 States, opposed by 14 countries, 83 abstained.

In July 2017, the Parliament of Moldova adopted statement on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the territory of the PMR. Voted for the document 61 MPs out of 101. In protest, hall left the MPs from the opposition Party of the socialists. In this political organization until the election for the post of President of Moldova was the current head of state Igor Dodon. He later called the Declaration of the Parliament provocation.

Russia urged to withdraw its troops from Transnistria

UN General Assembly urged Russia to withdraw its troops from Transnistria. The draft resolution proposed to Moldova, it was supported by ten countries, reported RIA Novosti.

For the adoption of the document voted by 64 States, opposed by 14 countries, 83 abstained. The draft resolution says that Russia needs “without reservation or further delay” to withdraw its troops and munitions from the territory of Moldova.

In April reported that Moldova wants to negotiate with Ukraine about the withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria through the corridor on the territory of Ukraine.

The President of Moldova announced the closure of NATO office in the country

Office NATO to inform in Chisinau can be closed after the parliamentary elections in Moldova. About it the newspaper of “news” told the President of the Republic of Igor Dodon.

According to him, Chisinau “not interested” to become part of any military bloc, this position is shared by the majority of citizens. Dodon said that Moldova should become a bridge between East and West and make friends with all parties, based on their interests.

In September 2017 contingent of 57 members of the army of Moldavia arrived in NATO exercise Rapid Trident-2017, although this Dodon twice said that forbade the security forces to participate in the maneuvers. He recalled that according to the Constitution the country is a neutral state. In turn, Prime Minister of Moldova Paul Philip a meeting of the Cabinet called on Ministers to find a way to send Moldovan troops on exercises.