Moldovan parliament votes for 60-day state of emergency after Russia invades Ukraine

Lawmakers attend a parliament meeting in Chisinau
Lawmakers attend a parliament meeting in Chisinau, Moldova June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

CHISINAU, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Moldova's parliament said on Thursday it voted to approve a state of emergency for 60 days after Russia launched a massive military operation against Ukraine.

Ukrainian forces battled Russian invaders on three sides on Thursday after Moscow mounted an assault by land, sea and air in the biggest attack on a European state since World War Two. read more

Reporting by Alexander Tanas; Writing by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Chris Reese

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