State of emergency will not affect new local elections


The declaring of the state of emergency that is being considered in Parliament will not affect the holding of the new local mayoral elections set for November 21. A relevant amendment to the draft decision was adopted by the MPs, IPN reports.

The Government requested Parliament to declare a state of emergency in Moldova for a 30-day period in connection with the situation on the natural gas market.

On November 21, new local elections will take place in 15 settlements in Moldova, including Bălți.