The new Cabinet of Ministers led by Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilița approved on Monday, August 9, the draft decision on the recall of the Ambassador of Moldova to the Russian Federation, Vladimir Golovatiuc, former deputy of the Socialist Party.
At the beginning of August, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration drafted the Government decision, which aims at recalling the incumbent of the Ambassador of Moldova to the Russian Federation, Vladimir Golovatiuc, former deputy of the Socialist Party. In December 2020, Vladimir Golovatiuc was appointed by the Government as Ambassador of Moldova to the Russian Federation.
Vladimir Golovatiuc is 58 years old and comes from the city of Orhei. He does not speak the state language of Moldova. Golovatiuc has held the position of Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Moldova to the Russian Federation since December 18, 2020. Between 2019 and 2020, he held the position of a Socialist deputy in the Parliament of Moldova and was chairman of the Economy, Budget, and Finance Committee. In the November 2014 parliamentary elections in Moldova, Golovatiuc ran for the position of deputy on the 17th position in the Socialist Party list. In the document then presented to the Central Electoral Commission, it appeared as having no party affiliation. After the election, he became a deputy and an official member of the party. In 2011 and 2013, he held the position of director of the Institute for Modernization of Moldova.
Vladimir Golovatiuc indicates in his declaration of wealth and personal interests for 2020, that he owns a Renault Kadjar car, manufactured in 2020 and which he also acquired in 2020, worth 18,000 euros. At the same time, Golovatiuc declares a real estate fortune of 1033.7 square meters acquired in 2019 through a sale-purchase contract. The value of the good is 8700 euros. He also owns an apartment of 73.1 square meters that he acquired in 2019, worth 50,000 euros.