March 21, 2019 / 12:30 PM / 2 months ago

Moldova's new parliament lacks majority, announces recess: lawmaker

CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova’s new parliament, which is convening on Thursday for the first time, currently lacks the majority it needs to appoint a speaker and a new government, senior lawmaker Eduard Smirnov said.

Smirnov said parliament had taken a recess for the time being as a result.

Reporting by Alexander Tanas; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrey Ostroukh

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