International Criminal Court to open an office in Ukraine
The International Criminal Court will open an office in Ukraine to investigate war crimes committed by Russian soldiers since the beginning of the invasion, the ICC announced Thursday. An agreement to this effect was signed with Ukraine today, Digi24 reports.
The Republic of Moldova will receive additional support from the European Union
President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that through Romania's involvement the Republic of Moldova will receive additional aid from the European Union, pointing out that it is "inadmissible that this country should fall prey to disinformation, hybrid attacks and verbal threats from Russia," reports Agerpres.
Prime Minister Dorin Recean: "The Transnistrian conflict will be settled by peaceful means"
The settlement of the Transnistrian conflict will only be achieved peacefully, and this is already happening, says Prime Minister Dorin Recean. The Prime Minister said at a press conference held with his Romanian counterpart Nicolae Ciucă that the Republic of Moldova will continue to ensure peace and security in the region and that the country's European course is not an obstacle to the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict.
"Strong people need to be brought into the system". Opinion of the Chair of the Legal Committee in Bucharest on the situation in the Moldovan justice system
Moldovan MPs will meet their Romanian counterparts several times this week, demonstrating the close cooperation between the two legislative institutions. This was stated today by Veronica Rosca, Vice-Chair of the Legal, Appointments and Immunities Committee of the Moldovan Parliament, at a joint press conference with Laura Vicol, Chair of the Legal, Discipline and Immunities Committee of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies.
LIVE // Press conference held by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Dorin Recean, and the Prime Minister of Romania, Nicolae Ciucă
The Head of the Government in Bucharest, Nicolae Ionel Ciucă, is visiting Chisinau today, 23 March. In the morning, the Romanian Prime Minister was received by President Maia Sandu, after which he had a meeting with Moldovan Prime Minister Dorin Recean.
Victor Parlicov explains why the Republic of Moldova cannot terminate the contract with "Gazprom"
The Republic of Moldova cannot terminate at the moment the natural gas supply contract with Gazprom, which is used to supply energy to the Transnistrian region, in order to avoid a humanitarian crisis in that breakaway region, Energy Minister Victor Parlicov told Agerpres in an interview.
The 16th edition of the "Bessarabian Days" Festival organized in Bucharest
The Organization of Bessarabian Students in Bucharest is holding the 16th edition of the "Bessarabian Days" Festival from March 23 to March 27. The event is held on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of the Union of Bessarabia with Romania on 27 March.
Sweden passes NATO accession bill
Sweden's parliament on Wednesday formally approved a bill to allow the country to join NATO when its application has been ratified by all 30 members of the alliance, a process where it remains waiting on the final endorsements, Reuters reports.
Ministry of Defense will conduct exercises with the reservists of the Armed Forces in the coming months
The National Army plans to conduct exercises with the reservists of the Armed Forces in the months of April, May, June and September. These are aimed at checking the skills of the reservists and familiarizing them with the equipment and weapons of the National Army.
Siegfried Mureșan: The EU is closely monitoring the situation in the Republic of Moldova
The European Parliament is carefully monitoring the situation in the Republic of Moldova and is aware of the attempts to destabilize the country and the threats to the security of the state - said in a briefing, on the eve of the 13th meeting of the Parliamentary Association Committee of the Republic Moldova – European Union, the co-president of this dialogue format, Siegfried Mureșan. For his part, the vice-president of the Chisinau Parliament, co-president of the Parliamentary Association Committee Republic of Moldova - European Union, Mihai Popșoi, stated that the Republic of Moldova will meet the nine conditionalities of the European Commission within the established terms in order to be able to launch negotiations for accession to the Union European, even if some political forces in Chisinau are sabotaging the necessary reforms.
Volodymyr Zelensky visits the front line in Bahmut
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy traveled to the front line of Bakhmut, the scene of the heaviest fighting in the Donetsk region, on Wednesday to visit Ukrainian soldiers who have been defending the city for more than seven months, while the Russians say their artillery controls all avenues of access to Bahmut, which would practically be blocked, informs Agerpres.