Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with H.E. Ms. Maia Sandu, President of the Republic of Moldova
10 May 2022
- The Secretary-General met with H.E. Ms. Maia Sandu, President of the Republic of Moldova.
The Secretary-General expressed appreciation for the immense generosity and solidarity shown by the Government and people of Moldova towards those fleeing the war in Ukraine. He also noted that Moldova, already a fragile country, is by far the country that has received the most Ukrainian refugees, as a proportion of its own population.
The Secretary-General expressed the United Nations full solidarity and commitment to scale up the Organization’s assistance to the Moldovan authorities to address the refugee crisis and the full impact of the war in Ukraine, as well as to the strengthening of the country’s national institutions. The Secretary-General also called on the international community to demonstrate true solidarity and support to the Republic of Moldova.
The Secretary-General reiterated his support for the full respect for Moldova’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity.