“I will do everything in my power to promote the idea of reinstating criminal sanctions for defamation into the Criminal Code of Moldova.”
MoldovaCurata.md: Still, there have been accusations against you in the press…
Mihai Poalelungi: Yes, claiming that I protected some drug dealing nephews. And I don’t even have such nephews. Then they wrote about a credit of five million lei that I supposedly took at Victoriabank. [...] I am sorry that the media accepted the information about the five million lei without verifying it or at least asking for my opinion. Let journalists not take it personally, but I will do everything in my power to promote the idea of reinstating criminal sanctions for defamation into the Criminal Code of Moldova. I like giving the example of Germany, a democratic country where I like everything, so that I even insisted on my son studying there. It has about five or six criminal articles concerning defamation and verbal abuse. Why is it that a highly democratic country has such provisions, and we have none?
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