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Moldovan president signs decree on defence minister’s dismissal

President Nicolae Timofti signed a decree on the Defence Ministry today. The decree, issued according to Art. 98, paragraph (6) of the Moldovan Constitution, provides for the following: „Art.1. Mr. Vitalie Marinuta is dismissed from the post of Defence Minister. Art.2. Mr. Igor Panfile, deputy defence minister, will ensure the exercising of the interim of the position of defence minister till a new minister is designated, according to the legislation in force. Art.3. This decree enters into force on the date of signing.”.