Friday 1 September 2006
August 09, 2006
Moldovan President Satisfied With Putin Meeting
Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on August 8 (ITAR-TASS) August 9, 2006 -- Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin says his meeting on August 8 with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, was a "serious step toward unfreezing relations."
August 08, 2006
Moldovan President Makes Rare Visit To Moscow
Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin (left) with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin (file photo) (AFP) August 8, 2006 -- Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin has arrived in Moscow for a one-day visit, his first visit to Moscow for bilateral talks in more than three years.
July 27, 2006
Romania Calls For End To U.S. Visas
Romanian President Basescu (file photo) (AFP) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Romanian President Traian Basescu today met in Washington with U.S. President George W. Bush to discuss issues ranging from problems in the Black Sea region to supporting democracy in Iraq and Afghanistan.
July 21, 2006
OSCE Will Not Recognize Trandniestrian Referendum
The leader of Transdniester, Igor Smirnov, casts his vote during parliamentary elections in December 2005 (AFP) July 21, 2006 -- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said today that it will not recognize the results of a referendum planned for September 17 in Moldova's separatist Transdniester region.
July 12, 2006
Transdniester Plans Vote On Independence
July 12, 2006 -- Moldova's separatist region of Transdniester has said it will hold a referendum on September 17 at which inhabitants of the pro-Moscow enclave will face two questions, on whether Transdniester should become independent and then "freely unite with" Russia, or whether it should abandon its drive for independence and rejoin Moldova.
June 29, 2006
G8 Calls For Swift End To Regional Conflicts
Armenian President Robert Kocharian (left) with his Azerbaijani counterpart, İlham Aliyev (file photo) (Photolur) June 29, 2006 -- Foreign ministers from the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations have called for a prompt resolution to regional conflicts in former Soviet republics and in the Balkans.
June 22, 2006
Moldova Disappointed At Lack Of Progress With EU
Moldovan President Voronin (epa) BRUSSELS, June 22, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Moldova's President Vladimir Voronin says his country is disappointed with the lack of progress in its ties with the European Union, but has no regrets about turning its back on Moscow.