Moldova starts negotiating social security agreement with Turkey

The first round of negotiations on a social security agreement between Moldova and Turkey November 5 started in Chisinau, according to a press release by the Labor, Social Protection and Family Ministry.

The agreement shall apply to persons who presently pay or have previously paid social insurance contributions. Each contracting state shall pay the pension calculated for the period of work on its own territory. This pension part would be transferred to the person in the state where they reside.

Once the agreement ratified, the Moldovan citizens working legally in Turkey will be eligible for old-age pensions, survivors' pensions, compensation for temporary disability to work and other benefits.

Moldova has also signed social security agreements with Austria, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Russia, etc.

Adapted from Moldpres