Statement on Ambassador Pettit’s June 28 Meeting with Foreign Minister Galbur

Ambassador Pettit met with Andrei Galbur, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Moldova, on June 28 in Chisinau to discuss bilateral issues.

Ambassador Pettit encouraged Moldova to continue progress on reforms, in particular meeting all requirements for an IMF program and those necessary for Moldova’s European integration.  He commended Moldova’s active participation in the 5 + 2 Transnistria settlement process and encouraged adoption of the Berlin protocols, the implementation of which would strengthen the settlement process and Moldova’s sovereignty.