The People’s Assembly of the Gagauz autonomy (local parliament) unanimously recognized the election of a representative of the Shor party Yevgenia Hutsul as the head (bashkan) of the autonomy as legitimate, the portal reports. Gagauzinfo. The Moldovan authorities accused Gagauzia of violations during the elections.
According to Gagauzinfo, during the meeting, the opinions of the deputies initially diverged. Some parliamentarians admitted that it is worth waiting for the decision of the Court of Appeal following the election results. The vice-speaker of the parliament, Alexander Tarnavsky, responded by saying that it is necessary to make a decision in order to counteract the actions of the Moldovan authorities. A congress of deputies of all levels has been scheduled for May 27.
May 14 ended the election of the head of Gagauzia. Eight people applied for this post. In the second round of elections Evgeniya Hutsul won with 52.34%. She announced her intention to strengthen relations with Russia. The CEC of Moldova today, May 16, announced that administrative cases were opened against all candidates on the fact of illegal financing of elections.
Following this, the National Anti-Corruption Center conducted an inspection in the building of the CEC of Gagauzia as part of investigative measures. Members of the Central Election Commission were handed subpoenas demanding that they come for interrogation by May 18. Law enforcement officers demanded to provide documents on the elections held in Gagauzia.