The head of the opposition party of socialists of Moldova Igor Dodon, who, According to polls, is leading in the presidential race, believes that Crimea is part of Russia, is that what he said in the process of debates with the candidate of the ruling Democratic Party Marian Lupu.
"To whom belongs Crimea?" – asked the presenter." RF", Greg replied in the affirmative the socialist leader has not specified the Details, reports the news Agency.
His opponent reminded the official position of Moldova." As a state with unresolved territorial conflict, We can't afford the respect of the Crimea or border changes in any other place in the world ", Greg said Lupu." Crimea is de facto part of Russia after the fact, How the referendum is supported by the vast majority of the Inhabitants of the Peninsula. Ukraine, Like most countries, has not recognized the results of the plebiscite. We hope that this problem will be resolved peacefully. Moldova wants to have good relations with Russia and Ukraine and our other neighbors ", Greg explained the socialist leader. The Transnistrian conflict settlement and the restoration of the strategic partnership with Russia – the main points in the election program of Dodona. According to the survey " Barometer of the views of a large number of citizens ", which was published yesterday, the Institute for public policy of Moldova, Dodon ready to vote 41% are undecided on their choice who came to the Polls. In the second round with him may leave the leader of the opposition Party action and solidarity Maia Sandu (14%), which local media called a " puppet of USA ", or the magnifying glass (11%). Elections of the President of Moldova is scheduled for October 30. Remember, March 16, 2014 in Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more 96% of participants who were in favour of joining region in Russia. March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, and also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. At the end of July 2016, Russian President Putin signed a decree that transformed the southern Federal district Crimean Federal district the southern Federal district. The reunification of the Crimea with Russia has realized six countries: Afghanistan, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, North Korea and the Syrian Arab Republic.