Bucharest and Chisinau make border deal

Published on 9 November 2010 at 12:16


"Romania and Moldova sign border treaty” headlines Timpul the day after the two countries reachedagreement in Bucharest. This is an agreement that has been 19 years in the making, points out the Moldovan daily, ever since Moldova declared independence from the ex-USSR. The Moldovan daily adds that during her recent visit to Bucharest German chancellor Angela Merkel hailed the treaty as a “step in the right direction" towards resolving thedispute between Moldova and the breakaway region of Transnistria, with EU enlargement into the Balkans in prospect.

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