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Turkey to support issue on withdrawal of Russian armed forces from Moldova be set on agenda of UN General Assembly session

20:00 | 13.09.2017 Category: Official

Chisinau, 13 September /MOLDPRES/- The Ankara authorities will back the issue on the withdrawal of Russian armed forces from Moldova be set on the agenda of the UN General Assembly session. Parliament Speaker Andrian Candu was informed today on the matter at a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.

According to the parliament’s communication and public relations department, Moldova asked the United Nations to include the issue on the withdrawal of foreign troops from the territory of Moldova on the agenda of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. The request refers to the statement of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, adopted in 1999, welcoming Russia’s commitment to remove Russian troops from Moldova by late 2002.

Candu and Yildirim discussed the opening of a Consulate of Turkey in Comrat and further implementation of social projects via TIKA.

Candu, accompanied by Speaker of the People’s Assembly of Gagauzia Vladimir Cissa and a parliamentary delegation, is on an official visit to Ankara at the invitation of his counterpart, Ismail Kahraman.