The foreign citizens will be unable to enter Moldova through Moldovan-Ukrainian border crossing points as of March 17, midnight, and through Moldovan-Romanian border crossing points as of March 17, 8pm, IPN reports, quoting the National Extraordinary Commission for Public Health.
The restriction does not refer to foreigners and stateless persons with the domicile or residence in Moldova, drivers and personnel servicing units of transport that convey freight, crews of aircraft/ships and trains, and to the members of embassies and consular officers working in Moldova and of international organizations/missions and the members of their families.
Other categories of foreigners will be able to enter Moldova only as a result of coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration.
A number of frontier posts were closed for an indefinite period of time.
On the border with Romania, there were closed (16:03.20/14:03.20):
PTF Cahul–Oancea (road/international)
PTF Lipcani-Rădăuți-Prut (road/international).
On the border with Ukraine, there were closed (00:00/17.03.20) all the local and interstate border crossing points:
PTF Ocniţa-Sokireanî (road/international)
PTF Larga-Kelmenţî (railroad/international)
PTF Criva-Mamalyga (railroad/international)
PTF Vulcăneşti-Vinogradovka (road/international)
PTF Basarabeasca-Serpniovo-1 (road/international)
PTF Larga-Kelmentsy (road/international)
PTF Cosăuţi-Iampoli (fluvial/international)
PTF Unguri-Bronnitsa (road/international)
PTF Ceadîr-Lunga-Novye Troiany (road/international)
PTF Pervomaisc-Kuchurgan (road/international)
PTF Goianul Nou-Platonovo (road/international)
PTF Hristovaia-Bolgan (road/international).
Also, air traffic with Italy was stopped on March 12, with France and Spain on March 15 and through the Chisinau International Airport, regardless of the direction of entering or leaving Moldova, will be halted at midnight on March 17.