Parliament of Moldova appointed presidential elections for October 20

The Parliament of Moldova appointed the elections of the President of the Republic on October 20. This was reported by the press service of the Moldavian legislative body.

56 deputies voted for the presidential election on this day. “According to electoral legislation, the date of the presidential election is appointed by the Decree of the Parliament no later than 60 days before the day of the election. Also, the presidential elections are organized no later than 90 days before the expiration of the term of office of the current president, but no later than the term established by the Constitution. In this regard, in this connection. It was proposed to organize the election of the head of state on October 20, 2024, ” – follows from the message.

according to the Constitution, the term of powers of the President of the Republic of Moldova lasts four years and has been carried out from the date of the oath until the oath is accepted by the newly elected president. The current President of Moldova Maya Sandu took the oath on December 24, 2020.

Also on October 20, a referendum is planned in the country, at which citizens will answer the question “Do you support the Constitution to be changed in order to enter the Republic of Moldova into the European Union?”, The press service of the parliament reports.

As Moldipers notes, the draft amendment to the Constitution proposes to supplement the Basic Law with two paragraphs, which confirms the European identity of the people of the Republic of Moldova and the irreversibility of the European course of the country.

The integration of the Republic of Moldova into the European Union will be declared a strategic goal of the country. In addition, it is proposed to supplement the Constitution with a new section “Integration into the European Union”.

Republican Constitutional referendum will be organized at the initiative of the President of the Republic of Moldova Maya Sandu.