She said this during the briefing.

“As for the diplomatic relations between Russia and Moldova, there are no reasons for changing their level, let alone a gap, and there is no foreseen,” Zakharova said.

The speaker of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed confidence that such a development of relations would not meet the interests of Russia and Moldova.

Earlier, former Moldovan President Igor Dodon said he did not believe that Moldova would become a member of the European Union, and expressed the opinion that the republic should cooperate with Moscow.