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win in Moldova’s
Chisinau, 30 June 2015: Moldova’s pro-European political parties have emerged strengthened from Sunday’s local elections after the incumbent mayor of Chisinau, the country’s capital city, defeated his pro-Russian challenger. After the results were announced, Dorin Chirtoaca, the re-elected mayor, urged the pro-European parties in the national parliament to end their squabbles and form a united government. Across the country, pro-European candidates captured 17 counties while parties, who advocate stronger links with Russia, won in eleven counties.
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