Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited newly elected President of Moldova Maia Sandu to visit Ukraine.

Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is currently preparing the visit, the MFA's Telegram channel quoted Kuleba as saying during a morning TV show, "Snidanok z 1+1," on November 18.

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Presidential elections in Moldova: Background

  • The second round of presidential elections took place in Moldova on November 15.
  • Candidate from the Action and Solidarity Party, former Prime Minister Sandu, won the elections with almost 60% of the vote. Incumbent President Igor Dodon was supported by over 40% of voters.