Almost all the leaders of the greater Europe – nearly fifty in total – are taking part in the second meeting of the European Political Community on Thursday 1 June. They are found near Chisinau, Moldova, on the eastern flank of the continent, about thirty kilometers from the Ukrainian border and 150 km from Odessa. An event of this magnitude is a security challenge for this country that wants to join the European Union, but whose principle of neutrality set out in its constitution makes it impossible to join NATO.
"There will be much, much, much security," an EU diplomat repeated a few days ago. Moldovan airspace, reduced to the bare minimum since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, was completely closed to commercial flights and drones a few days before the summit. And since May 25, Moldovan skies have been under the protection of Air Bastion-2023, a combined international air defence exercise...
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