Dodon promises to Putin „We will cancel the Association Agreement with EU after the 2018 elections”

Moldovan President, Igor Dodon, declared that PSRM will win parliamentary elections in 2018 and he intends to cancel the EU Association Agreement signed by Moldova in 2014.

“I believe that the Socialist Party will win the parliamentary elections in 2018 and then will be canceled the Association Agreement with the European Union. This I will discuss with the partners in Brussels. In Brussels we will review also the results of signing the Association Agreement and will appreciate this agreement,” Dodon said at a press conference jointly held with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Igor Dodon also said he intends to sign a memorandum of cooperation with the Eurasian Union that will not be in conflict with other agreements signed by Moldova. Dodon asked Putin to accept Moldova as an observer in the Eurasian Union.

“This morning I met with the leadership of the Council of Eurasian Union and we came up with an initiative on signing a memorandum of cooperation with the Eurasian Union. This memorandum is not in contradiction with the signed agreements with other partners. I asked Vladimir Putin that Moldova to become an observer within the Eurasian Union and the Eurasian Commission,” added Igor Dodon.