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Moldova: Protesters rally outside presidential residency against new electoral system02:09

Moldova: Protesters rally outside presidential residency against new electoral system

Moldova, Republic of, Chisinau
July 21, 2017 at 23:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters against the recent decision to reform the electoral system rallied outside the presidential palace in Chisinau, Friday, protesting the Moldovan parliament's adoption of a mixed electoral system.

Protesters chanted slogans against the reform, demanding the Moldovan President Igor Dodon come out before the crowd to talk to the protesters.

Moldova's pro-EU Democratic Party (PDM), under Prime Minister Pavel Filip, proposed the bill for the country to move from a proportional electoral system to a mixed system ahead of next year's parliamentary elections. It is believed that the new system will favour larger instead of smaller parties.

Protesters have announced further action on July 30.

Moldova: Protesters rally outside presidential residency against new electoral system02:09
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Protesters against the recent decision to reform the electoral system rallied outside the presidential palace in Chisinau, Friday, protesting the Moldovan parliament's adoption of a mixed electoral system.

Protesters chanted slogans against the reform, demanding the Moldovan President Igor Dodon come out before the crowd to talk to the protesters.

Moldova's pro-EU Democratic Party (PDM), under Prime Minister Pavel Filip, proposed the bill for the country to move from a proportional electoral system to a mixed system ahead of next year's parliamentary elections. It is believed that the new system will favour larger instead of smaller parties.

Protesters have announced further action on July 30.

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