More than half of Moldovan citizens do not support the country’s entry into NATO. Writes about it Telegram-channel “Sputnik Near Abroad” with reference to the survey data of the Association of Sociologists and Demographers.
According to the results of a sociological survey, 52.7 percent of the republic’s citizens replied that they refused to support Moldova’s entry into the North Atlantic Alliance.
At the same time, 26.4 percent of Moldovans would like their country to join NATO, and 10.1 percent of those polled would not participate in a referendum on this issue. At the same time, 6.5 percent of respondents do not know anything about the alliance.
In June, the Patriots of Moldova party proposed to hold a referendum on Moldova’s joining Russia. According to the leader of the political force, Mikhail Garbuz, his country’s joining Russia will give the republic a number of advantages, including the protection of Orthodox values, the preservation of the Moldovan language, Russian energy tariffs and numerous benefits.
In May, the foreign ministers of Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia signed a memorandum on the creation of an “Associated Trio” for integration with the European Union. According to Moldovan Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Aureliu Chocoy, the agreement will help countries become EU members in the next decade.