Contents tagged with Dodon

  • Moldovan government approves the change of official language to Romanian

    The Moldovan government approved a bill to amend the Constitution and change the official language from Moldovan to Romanian, Interfax reports.

    According to the bill, it was proposed to replace the phrase in the 13th article of the Constitution that says “Moldovan language functioning on the basis of Latin writing” with “Romanian language.”

    None of the members of the government were opposed to the initiative.

    On December 5, 2013, the Constitutional Court of Moldova ruled that the state …

  • Moldovan President Dodon promises Putin that he will not pass anti-Russian laws

    Moldovan President Igor Dodon discussed his last meeting with Vladimir Putin on his Facebook page. According to Dodon, he promised the Russian president that he will not adopt laws directed against Russia.

    Dodon confirmed that the development of bilateral ties between Moscow and Chisinau was continuing "in spite of the provocations of the government and the parliamentary majority" of Moldova, who are in opposition to the President.

    Speaking about the meeting in Facebook, Dodon stressed that …

  • Russian President Putin and Moldovan President Dodon met in Sochi

    On October 10th, Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Moldovan President Igor Dodon while staying at his residence, Bocharov Ruchey, in Sochi. This was the sixth meeting of the presidents this year. The first was held in January, previous to that, the heads of the two countries had not met for nine years. 

    At the beginning of the talks, Putin noted that he highly appreciates Dodon's efforts to normalize Russian-Moldovan relations, although "the process is not going smoothly," as …

  • Moldovan President: certain forces in the West are interested in involving Russia in the conflict in Transnistria

    The escalation of the conflict in Transnistria benefits Western forces who may wish to involve Russia in the crisis. This opinion was voiced on Saturday by Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Rossiya 24 TV channel.

    “The destabilization of the situation in this region would be interesting for someone in the West trying to drag Russia into some kind of conflict here. But I, as the President of the Republic of Moldova, will do everything possible to ensure that there is no destabilization,” he said. …