Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov called on the EU to stop interfering in Moldova's internal affairs

Monday, October 20, 2014

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov warned the European Union against imposing an Ukrainian style scenario in Moldova because there will be serious consequences of such a move; the Russian foreign minister said this at the ruling United Russia party Monday's event in Moscow.

According to the Russian foreign minister, interference in Moldova's internal affairs by the European Union would further damage the already tense relations between Russia and the west. Lavrov believes that the western powers are planning to introduce an Ukrainian style scenario in the Republic of Moldova when the Transnistrian region seeking to separate from Moldova.

Lavrov called the EU plan to sign an association treaty with the Republic of Moldova contrary to Russian interests. Such move would prevent the region of Transnistria to join the Russia-Belarus-Kazakhstan customs union and the Eurasian Economic Association.

The breakaway region of Transnistria unilaterally declared independence from Moldova in 1990.

The Dniester Republic has every right to define its own future, if Moldova's neutral status changes as the treaty signed to settle the status of Transnistria includes this option assessed the situation Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

(MTI –


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