The state of emergency in Moldova, introduced after a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, has been extended for another 60 days by a decision of the parliament of the republic.
The legislators adopted the corresponding decision on Thursday, Ukrinform reports with reference to Moldpres.
“The need to continue the state of emergency is justified by the need for rapid intervention by the Commission for Emergency Situations (CoES) in order to ensure the energy and food security of the country, given that the war in Ukraine continues to affect trade relations, logistics chains, including the supply of food and oil products,” she said. before the vote in parliament, Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilitsa.
The decision was supported by 52 deputies, the opposition opposed. Thus, the state of emergency will last another two months after August 8, 2022.
This norm allows the Commission for Emergency Situations to issue binding orders to authorities, business entities, institutions, as well as citizens and other persons during the state of emergency.
As reported, the state of emergency in Moldova was introduced on February 24, immediately after Russia launched a full-scale aggression against Ukraine.