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The Parliament of Moldova will meet for an emergency meeting.

The Parliament of Moldova will meet for an emergency meeting.

Speaker of the Moldovan Parliament, leader of the country’s ruling Action and Solidarity party, Igor Grosu, has called deputies to an emergency session of the legislative assembly, the Chisinau TV channel TV-8 reports.

The Parliament of Moldova last week completed the spring-summer session, the deputies went on vacation.

“Next Thursday, the parliament will meet for an extraordinary session. This information was confirmed to us by the speaker of the parliament, Mr. Grosu. The agenda will be known later, he said,” the channel’s  says.

On Monday, August 14, the Moldovan government will hold a meeting that was canceled last Wednesday.

The website of the Moldovan Cabinet reports that 20 issues are included in the agenda. Among them are the approval and termination of contracts, voting on a number of regulations and other changes in legislation.


Earlier, the government and parliament of Moldova denounced dozens of CIS agreements, and the country also withdrew from the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth. The authorities have repeatedly noted that they will continue the course towards withdrawing from the agreements concluded within the framework of the CIS.


At the moment, the government is considering the termination of at least 7 Commonwealth treaties, all of which relate to the energy sector. These are the Agreement on the coordination of relations between the CIS countries in the field of electric power industry, signed in Minsk on February 14, 1992; Agreement on ensuring the parallel operation of the energy systems of the CIS member states, signed in Moscow on November 25, 1998; Agreement on ensuring the parallel operation of the energy systems of the CIS member states, signed in Moscow on January 25, 2000; Agreement on the Transportation of Energy Resources and Electricity of the CIS Member States, signed in Moscow on January 25, 2000.


Most residents of Moldova are in favor of maintaining economic, political and cultural ties with the Russian Federation, according to a poll published in mid-March by the Institute of Marketing and Sociological Surveys (IMAS) of the republic. The survey also showed that more than half of Moldovans oppose the country’s withdrawal from the CIS, and that many citizens are dissatisfied with the standard of living and believe that the country’s leadership is guilty of raising the price of gas and electricity.