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Moldova: Socialist Igor Dodon calls the win in presidential election02:04

Moldova: Socialist Igor Dodon calls the win in presidential election

Moldova, Republic of, Chisinau
November 14, 2016 at 14:06 GMT -00:00 · Published

Presidential candidate and leader of the Socialist Party of Moldova Igor Dodon claimed victory in the second round of the presidential election in Moldova, in an address to the press in Chisinau, on Monday.

Dodon stated, "today we have already received 50 percent plus one vote. We have passed the minimum threshold. We won. All of Moldova has won. I am sure of it. Because people voted for the future of our country. People were convinced that Moldova has a future. I want to appeal to those who voted for Maia Sandu. I want to turn to my opponent, Mrs Sandu. The elections were held. I want to congratulate you on a good, decent result."

He stressed, "I'll be the president of all Moldovans including those who voted for you. And I will listen to the views of those who voted against me, because today I am the president of the whole country.”

Preliminary results show that the socialist candidate won 54 percent whilst his opponent Maia Sandu received 45 percent, with votes still to be counted from overseas.

Moldova: Socialist Igor Dodon calls the win in presidential election02:04
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Presidential candidate and leader of the Socialist Party of Moldova Igor Dodon claimed victory in the second round of the presidential election in Moldova, in an address to the press in Chisinau, on Monday.

Dodon stated, "today we have already received 50 percent plus one vote. We have passed the minimum threshold. We won. All of Moldova has won. I am sure of it. Because people voted for the future of our country. People were convinced that Moldova has a future. I want to appeal to those who voted for Maia Sandu. I want to turn to my opponent, Mrs Sandu. The elections were held. I want to congratulate you on a good, decent result."

He stressed, "I'll be the president of all Moldovans including those who voted for you. And I will listen to the views of those who voted against me, because today I am the president of the whole country.”

Preliminary results show that the socialist candidate won 54 percent whilst his opponent Maia Sandu received 45 percent, with votes still to be counted from overseas.

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