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UN General Assembly adopts a Resolution urging the Russian Federation to unconditionally withdraw its troops and armaments, without further delay, from the territory of the Republic of Moldova

On June 22nd, 2018, the General Assembly adopted a resolution entitled “Complete and Unconditional Withdrawal of Foreign Military Forces from the Territory of the Republic of Moldova”.

The adopted resolution is the first important milestone for consolidating the support of the United Nations for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Moldova.

By adopting the resolution A/RES/72/282, the UN General Assembly has declared that the Russian Federation’s continued refusal to withdraw its military forces and armaments from the Moldovan soil, unless some political preconditions of domestic nature are met by the Republic of Moldova, is incompatible with the rules of International Law and the UN Charter.

The UN General Assembly has unequivocally stressed that the Russian Federation’s non-compliance with the International Law and UN Charter has lead into clear violation of sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Moldova and, subsequently, it must withdraw unconditionally, completely and with no further delay its military forces a

To read the text of the resolution A/RES/72/282 click here.

To read the text of the introductory statement of the resolution click here.