Moldova may apply for membership in the European Union not later than 2018, I expressed such opinion on air of radio station "Moldova 1" the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs and European integration Natalia Gherman.
Moldova signed an Association agreement with the EU on June 27 last year. In July, the Parliament ratified the document. By Convention, Moldova has taken on its own shoulders the obligation to conduct reforms in the sphere of economy, trade, judicial system.
In the summer of 2015 in Moldova there was another Crisis of political power. Prime Minister Chiril Gaburici June 12, resigned, saying he is tired of the "imitation of reforms" and " political games ". A few days before, He warned that if Chisinau in the near future will not reach with new IMF loan agreement, the country will default. After the departure of Gaburici in the media referring to the head of the delegation of the European Union Pirkko Tapiola have any data on the suspension of payment of Moldova from the EU until a new government.
The new Prime Minister was approved by Parliament on 30 July. He became Vice-President of the liberal democratic party, Valeriu strelet. He said that the task of the new government are to deepen the strategic cooperation with Romania, the strengthening of multilateral and good-neighbourly relations with Ukraine, focused on European integration, the deepening of the dialogue with the USA, promoting the exchange of political views with Russia.
"Moldova needs political stability to implement in full the plan of the Treaty on the Union with the EU, to implement all the reforms. I think we can write an application to join the EU in the framework of the current mandate of the government, which ends in November 2018, " said Herman.
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs stressed that Moldova until not fully fulfilled his promise to the EU. The city has debt to Brussels. For example, the incomplete reform of the judicial system and is very sluggish to fight against illegal activities of officials.
The inhabitants of Moldavia ambiguously perceive the country's rapprochement with the European Union. So, in February 2014 in Gagauzia held a referendum, 98% of voters in which he advocated the integration of the Customs Union and rapprochement with Russia.