Dorin Recean, Moldovan president’s nominee for prime minister, attends a session of a parliamentary commission in Chisinau, Moldova, February 16, 2023. REUTERS/Vladislav Culiomza
The Guardian: Moldovan MPs approve pro-western PM amid tensions over Russia
Dorin Recean takes office facing inflation at 30% and warnings of Russian plan for country’s ‘destruction’
Moldova’s parliament has approved the formation of a pro-western government led by the new prime minister, Dorin Recean, amid continuing economic turmoil and allegations of Russian meddling.
Recean, 48, was nominated by President Maia Sandu to replace Natalia Gavrilita, whose government resigned last week amid a series of crises in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Sandu repeatedly accused Russia of trying to destabilise Moldova and on Monday accused Moscow of plotting to topple the country’s leadership, stop it joining the EU and use it in the war against Ukraine.
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WNU Editor: Here is an easy prediction. This new government is not going to solve Moldov’s economic and political problems.
Moldova Swears In New Pro-Western Government
Moldova’s new pro-Western government faces ‘crises’ amid Russia’s war in Ukraine — AP
Moldovan parliament backs new pro-EU PM amid Russian coup fears — Politico.eu
Moldovan parliament approves new pro-Western government — Reuters
Moldova swears in new government amid Russia tensions — DW
Moldova Swears In New Pro-Western Government — RFE
Factbox: Who is new Moldovan Prime Minister Dorin Recean? — Reuters