R. of Moldova Constitutional Court suspends President Dodon’s powers to appoint ministers
Moldovan President Igor Dodon’s powers to appoint the new ministers have been suspended on Tuesday, deschide.md informs. The same source informs that his powers will be taken over by the Parliament Speaker, Andrian Candu or by PM Pavel Filip, according to the Constitutional Court decision.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Tuesday criticized the decision.
“The court once again confirmed its image of an obedient political instrument, not a constitutional body. This is a shameful and regrettable fall for a state that claims to be democratic,” Dodon wrote in a Facebook post.