Moldova Get First President Since 2009

Moldova has held three parliamentary elections in the past three years because the country’s largest party, who has 58 seats in the 101-seat legislature, could not muster a simple majority to choose one. On Friday, March 16, 2012 Moldova’s Parliament elected NicolaeTimofti an independent judge with 62 votes, four of those from independent lawmakers.

“Moldova needs a national idea which is supported by the majority of the population and which can unite Moldova’s divided society. This idea should be European integration,” said NicolaeTimofti

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