Moldova appoints new ambassador to Russia

Andrei Galbur will be appointed Moldova's ambassador to the Russian Federation, Prime Minister Vlad Filat said on 22 October.

Filat said that all procedures needed to appoint Galbur as Moldova's ambassador in Moscow had been already launched. Andrei Galbur has the necessary qualification.

Andrei Galbur has been heading a department at the Foreign and European Integration Ministry since 2005.

The post of Moldova's ambassador to the Russian Federation has been vacant since April 2012, when former Ambassador Andrei Neguta was recalled.

Adapted from: MOLDPRES