The Commission of Foreign Policy and European Integration approved in this week’s meeting, three nominations for positions of Ambassadors of Moldova.
Thus, Eugen Revenco will be Ambassador of Moldova in France, Andrei Galbur – Ambassador of Moldova in Sweden, and Andrei Popov – Ambassador of Moldova in Austria.
Eugen Reveneco was Ambassador of Moldova to Latvia during 2015-2019. Since 2019, he holds the position of Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration.
Andrei Galbur held the position of Ambassador of Moldova to Russia, during 2013-2015, the following year took the position of Deputy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, and in 2016-2017 was Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Andrei Popov was a Foreign Relations Deputy (2009-2013), former Member of Parliament for the Democratic Party of Moldova. During 2013-2016, he was the Ambassador of Moldova to Austria, a position he had till summer 2020. Recently, Andrei Popov returned to Moldova, changing his position to Special Missions Ambassador within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration.
According to the 10th Art. of the Diplomatic Service Legislation, Ambassadors Permanent Representatives, Envoys, and (permanent) Chargé holders – heads of diplomatic missions – are appointed and recalled by the President of the Republic of Moldova, at the proposal of the Government. Proposals for appointment to these positions shall be submitted to the Government by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, in consultation with Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Policy and European Integration.