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Moldova lawmakers vote to back new technocrat-led government

Nov. 14, 2019 11:24 AM EST

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s parliament on Thursday voted to back a new, technocratic government led by a former finance minister. Sixty-two of the 101 deputies voted in favor of Prime Minister Ion Chicu’s government, two days after the collapse of the short-lived administration headed...

Moldova's government falls after losing no-confidence vote

Nov. 12, 2019 10:31 AM EST

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova's government coalition between a pro-European group and a Russian-backed party collapsed Tuesday after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament. Prime Minister Maia Sandu's five-month-old government lost the vote as 63 of 101 lawmakers supported the no-confidence motion...