Vlad Filat: A vote of no confidence in Moldova
March 14, 2013 - Example Author - New Eastern Europe newsletter
On February 13th 2013, Moldovan prime minister Vlad Filat announced that his Liberal-Democratic Party of Moldova (LDPM) was withdrawing from the 2010 coalition agreement from which the pro-Western Alliance for European Integration (AIE) was established. This decision was a surprise for many analysts and journalists writing on Moldovan issues, as well as for Chișinău’s partners. But above all it was a surprise for Brussels.