Linkuri accesibilitate

Former Defense Minister Valeriu Pasat indicted on new charges

The Moldovan Prosecutor-General's Office on 15 February formally indicted former Defense Minister Valeriu Pasat on charges of plotting a coup and planning the murder of Popular Christian Democrat Party leader Iuri Rosca. Pasat was indicted along with former Deputy Defense Minister Anatolie Guboglo and other persons who "cannot yet be named because of the ongoing investigation". The charges were originally filed on 7 February. In January, Pasat was sentenced to 10 years in prison for abuse of office in connection with the sale of MiG-29 fighter jets to the United States.