The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today approved the disbursement of €30 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to the Republic of Moldova. This is the first of three planned disbursements under the Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme to Moldova that was adopted in September 2017. The programme, worth up to €100 million, is designed to assist Moldova in covering its external financing needs while implementing a wide-ranging and ambitious structural reform agenda.
The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the enhancement of human dignity.
Thank you very much, Madame Prime Minister [of the Republic of Moldova], Maia [Sandu]. It is a pleasure for me to be in Chisinau for my first visit in my current capacity and my second visit after – as you rightly said – five years, one month and a couple of days, and just three days after a very successful Association Council that you chaired in Brussels, together with a large number of Ministers.
The European Union - Confidence Building Measures V Programme (EU-CBM V), funded by EU and implemented by UNDP Moldova, invites interested companies which have demonstrated experience in the field of assignment to submit their quotation for conducting feasibility study for extending the electrical transportation network in Bender town (through Var
The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, will tomorrow, 3 October, pay an official visit to the Republic of Moldova.
Federica Mogherini will have meetings with President Igor Dodon, Prime Minister Maia Sandu, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu. She will hold, together with Prime Minister Sandu, a joint press conference foreseen at 12:50 CEST.
It has been really a pleasure to welcome you Madam Prime Minister [of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu] and meet you again here in Brussels. Let me also thank you for the large ministerial delegation you have brought with you for this 5th meeting of our Association Council.
We take your presence here as a sign of the importance that you attach to our partnership and I can assure you that the European Union attaches the same importance to its relation with Moldova.
The Association Agreement including a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area provides for stronger
political association and economic integration between the EU and the Republic of Moldova (Moldova) and
has created constantly growing trade between the partners. The EU’s assistance has been providing tangible
and visible benefits to Moldovan citizens.