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Zakharova urged Moldova to fulfill Sandu’s promise on the Russian language

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The Russian Federation urges Moldova to focus on fulfilling the promises made by President Maia Sandu about the Russian language. This statement was made by Maria Zakharova, the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The diplomat urged the Moldovan leadership not to “distort the facts”, but to focus on fulfilling Sandu’s promise to “make every effort” so that the use of the Russian language in the territory of the republic was “on an equal footing.”

Zakharova recalled that the President of Moldova stated that there is no threat to the Russian-speaking inhabitants of the country. However, the representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that at the end of February, access to the website of the Sputnik Moldovan agency was blocked in the country, and then other Russian-language Moldovan media were blocked.

Diplomat, Russian-language channels in Moldova St. He added that he was fined and punished for wearing the George ribbon. In addition, there is a clause in the new election law stating that ballot papers should be issued only in the state language. It will be published in Russian only at the request of the electoral commissions.

Zakharova believes that the Moldovan authorities followed the line of “deliberately lowering the status of the Russian language” and removing it from the socio-political life of the republic. In his opinion, it is hardly appropriate to speak of respect for the Russian-speaking inhabitants of Moldova in these conditions.

Source: Riafan

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