3 Mar 2022 20:15

Moldova applies for EU membership - President Sandu

CHISINAU. March 3 (Interfax) - Moldova is applying for membership in the European Union, the country's President Maia Sandu told a briefing in Chisinau on Thursday evening.

The application to the president of the European Council, French President Emmanuel Macron, will be filed in Brussels in the next few days, she said.

"This is the will our citizens expressed during elections. In the current complex situation we must act quickly and coherently so as to ensure a European, free and democratic future for our citizens," Sandu said.

She signed the application in front of journalists. It was also signed by parliamentary speaker Igor Grosu and Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita.