IPN flow synopsis for March 16, 2020
“Union” and Unity not going hand in hand
After the Party of Socialists’ candidate Ștefan Gațcan won the new parliamentary elections in constituency No. 38 Hâncești with 5,539 votes, IPN notes that in other political circumstances, the order would have been slightly different: The first place would have been won by 6,692 votes: 4,554 votes (PAS candidate) + 1,792 votes (Grigore Cobzac, independent) + 346 votes (Dorin Chirtoacă, candidate of UNION Electoral Bloc). The difference between the first and second places is of 1,153 votes.
The fated will happen
Prime Minister Ion Chicu will convoke the Commission for Exceptional Situations so that this is considering the opportunity of declaring a state of emergency, given the epidemiological situation in the country. President Dodon addressed the people: “We should not allow panic to control our instincts”. COVID-19. The total number of infections increased to 29.
Strike while the iron is hot!
The Party of Socialists (PSRM) and the Democratic Party (PDM) signed an agreement on the formation of a majority Social-Democratic parliamentary platform for Moldova. The PDM delegated the following representatives in the Government: Cristina Lesnic, Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration; Oleg Țulea, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration; Alexandru Pânzari, Minister of Defense; Igor Șarov, Minister of Education, Culture and Research; Sergiu Railean, Minister of Economy and Infrastructure.
Provision of citizenship put off for healthier times
The Embassy of Romania in Moldova said the appointments scheduled for receiving consular services are annulled as of March 16 in connection with the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic. The measures apply to the consular services provided by the Embassy of Romania in Chisinau, Romania’s Consulate General in Bălți, Romania’s Consulate General in Cahul and the Consular Office in Ungheni. The entire consular personnel remain at the disposal of the Romanian citizens to provide consular assistance in special situations and justified emergency consular services.
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In connection with the epidemiological situation and in order to ensure conditions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 infection, IPN announces the modification of the working program of its conference hall.
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