The leader of the Moldovan “Chance” party was released after being detained 02:50

Alexei Lunga, leader of the opposition party “Chance” in Moldova, was released three hours after being detained at Chisinau airport. This was reported by TV6 MD On the Telegram channel.

According to Lungu, his documents were confiscated without explanation immediately after the plane landed in Chisinau.

“The reasons for their arrest were not explained to me. They examined personal belongings. Such violations must be punished. We will not stand aside. “Our lawyers will file petitions and complaints,” said the politician, noting that such actions of Moldovan officials show their fear.

A video spread on social networks in Moldova in which Lungu demands clarification of the reasons for his detention in the airport control zone and accuses border guards of abuse of power.

Lungu later said that opposition politicians and public figures in Moldova constantly feel the pressure from the ruling Action and Solidarity party, calling such actions by the authorities pointless.

It was previously reported that Alexei Lunga, leader of the opposition Moldovan party “Chance”, was detained at Chisinau airport after arriving from Moscow on May 28. The politician’s wife told reporters that he was accused of carrying banned substances.

On May 15, the Moldovan Ministry of Justice went to court with a request to limit the activities of the Chance party. The reason for this was the objection of the Central Election Commission of the Republic. The party is accused of misreporting spending during the November 2023 local government elections.

Previously Sandu in the name The Moldovan parliament launched a referendum on joining the EU.

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Source: Gazeta


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