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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca about bilateral relations and developments in the region. The Vice President underscored his support for Moldova’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as its European integration path, and noted the importance of continuing to fight against corruption and improve the business climate. The two leaders also discussed ways to enable economic growth, enhance energy security, and attract investment by focusing on the rule of law, transparency, and accountability. The Vice President also stressed the importance for Moldova’s democratic development of holding free and fair elections at the end of November.