The EU Ambassador to Chisinau Says the Authorities Set an Example for the Country in the Pandemic Context
The EU Ambassador to Chisinau, Peter Michalko, says that now everything must be done to prevent the spread of infection with the new type of coronavirus, and it is obligatory for the authorities representatives to set an example in this regard.
“Preventing the spread of the virus is the state structures’ primary mission and the responsibility of all citizens, but first and foremost – the authorities, decision-makers, opinion leaders, who lead must set an example.” stated the Ambassador on a television show.
The head of the EU Delegation in Chisinau added that the crisis taught us how many countries have managed to overcome the pandemic due to the very conscientious and responsible attitude of the authorities, “decision-makers have set clear examples.”
Recently, the President of Moldova, Igor Dodon went to public schools without respecting the state restrictions, not wearing a face mask and keeping no social distance. He was criticized several times for not respecting the measures to prevent infection with the new coronavirus.
In a Facebook post, Minister of Education, Culture, and Research, Igor Sarov, condemned President’s gestures during a visit to a public school last week. The Minister pointed out Dodon’s defiant gestures, placing himself above the law. “The Ministry of Education condemns any manifestation of non-compliance with the provisions of Public Health National Agency decisions.”
Photo source: PRO TV Chișinău
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