Biden shows support for Moldova’s sovereignty and territorial integrity

Vice President Joe Biden has spoken with Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca about bilateral relations and developments in the region.

Biden “underscored his support for Moldova’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as its European integration path, and noted the importance of continuing to fight against corruption and improve the business climate,” said a statement from the White House, late on Wednesday.

The two leaders also discussed, “ways to enable economic growth, enhance energy security, and attract investment by focusing on the rule of law, transparency, and accountability.” Finally, Biden placed emphasis on Moldova’s democratic developments by holding “free and fair elections” in November.

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