A common statement on cooperation between Moldova’s Parliament and the National Assembly of Belarus was assigned in a ceremony held at the House of the Government in Minsk on May 5. The statement expresses the parties’ wish to develop interparliamentary cooperation in accordance with the interests of the two counties and nations in the commercial, economic, cultural, scientific, education, tourism and other sectors.
The statement also envisions the establishment of a constructive dialogue in the legislative field, extension of the interregional bilateral relations, creation of conditions for establishing direct ties between business entities.
The statement was signed by the Speaker of Moldova’s Parliament Zinaida Grechanyi, the Speaker of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Natalya Kochanova and the Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly Vladimir Andreichenko.
Also on Wednesday, the Socialist leader Igor Dodon while in Minsk had an informal meeting with the President of Belarus Alexandr Lukashenko, where the two discussed the development of the bilateral relations and underlined the positive dynamics of the commercial-economic relations with Belarus. Igor Dodon said they also conferred on the geopolitical situation and the attempts by some of the Western players to undermine security and stability in the region.
On April 28, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova of the tenth legislature was dissolved by presidential decree and its powers are now limited. The MPs will vacate their seats when the future composition of the legislative body is confirmed.