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Council of Europe mediates solution to end constitutional crisis in Moldova

Chisinau , 

The governing ''Alliance for European Integration'' (AEI) announced on 3 June that the government will hold a referendum to amend Article 78 of the Constitution (to allow for direct election of the President), dissolve Parliament and call for new elections. This solution was reached as the result of the lengthy mediation efforts by the Council of Europe and its Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. (more ...)

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Video commentary by the Secretary General