The Moldovan Parliament decided to extend the state of emergency in the country for another 60 days due to threats to the country’s security amid the situation in Ukraine. The corresponding resolution was approved by 58 votes of deputies of the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party out of 101 members of parliament.
According to the Prime Minister of the Republic, Dorin Rechan, the need for emergency measures is due to the conflict in Ukraine, instability in the energy sector.
According to TASS, Rechan also accused Russia of trying to destabilize the situation in the country. According to him, Moldova is facing elements of a hybrid war from Russia.
In turn, opposition representatives accused the ruling party of using emergency measures to make unpopular decisions and fight political opponents.
We add that the state of emergency has been in force in the country since October 2021. At first, it was introduced against the backdrop of negotiations with Gazprom and the threat of cutting off gas supplies to the country, later the situation in Ukraine was named as the reason.
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