The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated his Moldovan counterpart Igor Dodon with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Moscow and Chisinau, noting the positive potential of cooperation among States. The text of the telegram published on the Kremlin website on Thursday, April 6.
“I am confident that the recent intensification of Russian-Moldovan political dialogue will significantly increase the volume of bilateral cooperation on all directions, and in the future — to reach the level of strategic partnership, the principles of which are enshrined in the Treaty on friendship and cooperation in 2001,” the message reads.
Putin stressed that this fully meets the interests of the peoples of Russia and Moldova “is in line with strengthening regional stability and security.”
March 17 in the business conference “Russia — Moldova: strengthening business cooperation” held in Moscow, Igor Dodon announced the beginning of a new phase of cooperation with Russia. The visit of the Moldavian leader to the Russian capital became the second since the beginning of 2017.