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 Dodon set to quit deal on launching NATO Liaison Office in Moldova

President of Moldova Igor Dodon intends to offer to sign an agreement to ensure country’s neutral status at the upcoming February meeting with heads of NATO member states in Brussels.

Censor.NET reports citing TASS.

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"I will work to cancel this agreement and find out whether the alliance members are ready to uphold and sign an agreement that would ensure Moldova's neutral status," Dodon said.

In late November 2016, Moldova's prime minister and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg signed an agreement on establishing a NATO Liaison Office in Chisinau. The document was later ratified by the country's parliament.

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Igor Dodon slammed the agreement, saying he would "block any (NATO infiltration) attempts as well as prevent any dubious joint military exercises." However, the deal took effect prior to his inauguration as the president of the republic.
 
 
 
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