Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova Redirected from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration (Moldova)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
Ministerul Afacerilor Externe şi Integrării Europene
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Seal 2019.png
Seal of the ministry

Headquarters, 80 31 August 1980 St., Chișinău
Agency overview
Formed31 August 1989
JurisdictionParliament of Moldova
HeadquartersChișinău, Moldova
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Eugeniu Revenco, Secretary General of State
  • Dumitru Socolan, Secretary of State
  • Gheorghe Leucă, Secretary of State
Parent departmentMinistry of Foreign Affairs of the Moldavian SSR

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova (MFAEI) (Ministerul Afacerilor Externe şi Integrării Europene) is one of the nine ministries of the Government of Moldova.

History of the office

The ministry was established on 1 February 1944, as the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs of the Moldavian SSR. It would later be renamed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the MSSR on 27 March 1946. The ministry was converted into its current form on 31 August 1989. According to Constitution of Moldova (1994), the structure of the Government is determined by organic law. The office of Foreign Minister is one of the most high-profile positions in the Government of Moldova.


The following subdivisions are part of the MFAEI:[1]

  • State Diplomatic Protocol (SDP)
  • Press Service
  • European Integration Directorate
  • Section for Political Cooperation with the European Union
  • Section for Economic and Sectoral Cooperation
  • Regional Cooperation Section
  • Directorate for Bilateral Cooperation
  • Western, Central and South Eastern Europe Section
  • North and South America Section
  • Asia, Africa, Middle and Pacific Section
  • Eastern Europe and Central Asia Section
  • Economic Diplomacy Service
  • Multilateral Cooperation Directorate
  • UN Section and Specialized Agencies Section
  • NATO Section and Political-Military Cooperation Section
  • Council of Europe and Human Rights Section
  • OSCE and International Security Section
  • Directorate of International Law
  • Multilateral Treatment Section
  • Bilateral Section
  • Legal Affairs Section
  • Consular Business Directory
  • Consular Relations Section
  • Consular Section

Public Relations Department

  • Policy Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation Sectuin
  • Internal Audit Service
  • Special Problems Service
  • Directorate for Institutional Management
  • Document Management Section and State Diplomatic Archives
  • Budget and Finance Section
  • Human Resources Section
  • Information and Communication Technology Service
  • Diplomatic Institute


  • Ensures the sovereign rights of the Republic of Moldova in international relations.
  • Promotes Moldova's foreign policy in relations with other states and international organizations.
  • Informs the President, Parliament and Government on major international events, and make proposals on Moldova's position towards them.
  • Negotiates on behalf of the Republic of Moldova and participate in negotiating treaties and international agreements.
  • Directs and controls the activity of diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Moldova to other countries and international organizations.
  • Analyzes internal and external situation of countries with which Moldova has diplomatic relations, identifies and evaluates development opportunities of trade and economic relations with these countries.
  • Cooperates with the central specialized bodies and other structures of government in external economic relations and promotion of the state's unified policy externally.

Office holders

Name From Until Party
Nicolae Ţâu 6 June 1990 28 October 1993
Ion Botnaru 28 October 1993 5 April 1994
Mihai Popov 5 April 1994 28 July 1997
Nicolae Tăbăcaru 28 July 1997 23 November 2000
Nicolae Cernomaz 23 November 2000 27 July 2001
Nicolae Dudău 4 September 2001 4 February 2004
Andrei Stratan 4 February 2004 25 September 2009
Iurie Leancă 25 September 2009 31 May 2013
Natalia Gherman 31 May 2013 20 January 2016
Andrei Galbur 20 January 2016 18 January 2018
Tudor Ulianovschi 18 January 2018 8 June 2019
Nicu Popescu 8 June 2019 14 November 2019
Aureliu Ciocoi 14 November 2019 16 March 2020
Oleg Țulea 16 March 2020 incumbent


External links

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