Key from December 11, 2019 IPN newscast
Officials in the role of thieves, swindlers and bandits
The people could anonymously and safely report abuses and wrongdoings committed by the authorities or witnessed in society on the website anonim.md. The platform was launched by the public association “Jurists for Human Rights”.
“5+2” is actually 4+3
“The Republic of Moldova can use the “5+2” forum to block such decisions in the future. The situation is hypothetical. We didn’t face such situations and the “5+2” mechanism remains a simple forum for debates, as it is actually the OSCE - a simple forum for debates,” Vladimir Socor stated in an interview for Radio Free Europe.
Covert repeat of June putsch?
The new administration of the Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) undertook to clarify the bank fraud case. “Until yesterday (day before yesterday – e.n.), the now suspended chief of the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office Viorel Morari put up resistance to this process and the prosecutors of the Prosecutor General’s Office practically didn’t have access to this file. Therefore, we cannot assume responsibility for all the information presented so far,” stated Ruslan Popov.
“Skoda” minibuses in pressure of numbers
Carriers protest demanding higher fares. The drivers of over 300 minibuses running on interurban routes parked the vehicles in the Great National Assembly Square of Chisinau to show their protest at the authorities’ delay in increasing fares. If the problem is no solved, the carriers will mount protests of a larger scale, stated Oleg Alexa, chairman of the Board of the Employers Association of Road Transport Operators. The carriers demand that the fare should be raised from 48 bani/km to 74 bani/km.
How can money stop coming? – How can pay fail?
The latest political developments in Chisinau have been followed in Brussels very attentively. “Effectively, the Republic of Moldova is under magnifying glass at present. We cannot anticipate, but we saw that some discuss about the stopping of this financial assistance,” Romanian MEP Corina Crețu stated in the talk show “Emphasis on today” on TVR Moldova channel.
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