FILE – This Friday, February 22, 2019, Maia Sandu, leader of the ACUM opposition alliance, talks to people during an election meeting in Loganesti, Moldova. A Moldovan court has appointed former Prime Minister Pavel Filip as interim president one day after the formation of a new government after months of political stalemate. The Constitutional Court said on Sunday, June 9, that Igor Dodon, who was supporting the new government, was released from his duties for disobeying the decision to dissolve the parliament. (AP Photo / Vadim Ghirda, file)
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1; Five European nations have joined NATO in calling for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court has appointed an interim president, the Parliament and rival governments immediately dissolve fighting for control.
France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom declared their support for the Moldovan parliament on Monday, which was elected in February and dissolved as Prime Minister of a new coalition government one day after the election of Maia Sandu of the pro-European Union ACUM ,
Russia also supported the governing coalition of ACUM and the Socialists, but the Democratic Party-led government refuses to recognize them. Igor Dodon, former Socialist leader, appointed outgoing PM Pavel Filip to replace him. The President has the power to dissolve the Parliament and hold early elections.