Sandu announced her victory in presidential elections in Moldova

The head of the Action and Solidarity Party, Maia Sandu, announced her victory in the presidential elections in Moldova. RIA Novosti reports her words.

“This victory is our common victory, I am proud of my team and all the young people who took part in the voting,” she said.

Sanda has already been congratulated on the victory by her former opponents: the chairman of Our Party Renato Usatii and the leader of the Dignity and Truth Platform party Andrei Nastase, as well as the former speaker of parliament, head of the Pro Moldova party Andrian Candu. He described her victory as an important step towards rebooting the state.

Earlier, the CEC of Moldova reported that Sandu won the elections following the counting of votes within the country. 56.28 percent of voters in Moldova voted for her. Her rival, the current president of the country, Igor Dodon, won 43.72 percent of the vote.

The first round of the presidential elections in Moldova took place on November 1. As a result, Dodon received 32 percent of the vote, Sandu – 36 percent. Voter turnout reached 42.7 percent (1.2 million people).