ro ru en


Second part of European Commission Opinion on Moldova's application for EU membership published

11:10 | 03.02.2023 Category: Official

Chisinau, Feb. 3 /MOLDPRES/- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration announces that the second part of the European Commission Opinion on Moldova's application for EU membership has been published, the MAEIE press service has reported.

The analytical report evaluates the situation of 33 chapters of EU legislation and completes the first part of the Opinion, which was broadcast on June 17, 2022 and evaluated the political and economic criterion of accession.

The report analyzes the level of preparation of our country from the point of view of the standards submitted to the EU member states, assessing the situation according to an evaluation system of the European Commission.

According to the report, the Republic of Moldova is at:

· beginner level training in 12 areas (Chapter 5: Public Procurement, Chapter 32: Financial Control, Chapter 2: Free Movement of workers, Chapter 6: Company Law, Chapter 9: Financial Services, Chapter 16: Taxation, Chapter 19:Social Politics and employment, Chapter 27: Environment and climate change, Chapter 11: Agriculture and rural development, Chapter 13: Fisheries, Chapter 22: Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments, Chapter 33: Financial and budgetary provisions;

· a certain level of training in 17 areas (Chapter 24: Justice, freedom and security, Chapter 18: Statistics, Chapter 1: Free movement of goods, Chapter: 3 Right of establishment and freedom to provide services, Chapter: 4 Free movement of capital, Chapter: 7 Intellectual property law, Chapter 8: Competition policy, Chapter 28: Consumer and health protection, Chapter 10: Digital transformation and media, Chapter 17: Economic and monetary policy, Chapter 20: Enterprise and industrial policy, Chapter 26: Education and Culture, Chapter 29: Customs Union, Chapter 14: Transport, Chapter 15: Energy, Chapter 21: Trans-European Networks, Chapter 12: Food Safety, Veterinary and Phytosanitary Policy;

· moderate level of training in three areas (Chapter 25: Science and Research, Chapter 30: Foreign Affairs, Chapter 31: Foreign Policy, Security and Defence.

The analytical report reflects the situation as of June 2022. The progress that has taken place subsequently will be reflected in the report on EU enlargement policy to be published in autumn 2023.

"We will adjust our plans on 33 chapters of the acquis communautaire, according to the analytical report of the European Commission published on February 2, 2023. Together with all colleagues in the government, we have already outlined a good part of the rigorous objectives in the draft action plan of the government for this year.

Together we started the accession to the European Union, together we will succeed in bringing Moldova into the EU!", said Deputy Prime Minister Nicu Popescu after the publication of the analytical report of the European Commission.


Any material published on the website of the Public Institution ’’A.I.S. Moldpres’’ (Moldpres News Agency) is intellectual peoperty of the Agency, protected by the copyright. The taking over or/and use of these materials will be made only with the Agency’s agreement and with compulsory reference to source.