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Finance Minister Sergiu Puscuta is due to have a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Anton Siluanov, to discuss the details about granting of a 500 million euro loan to the Republic of Moldova. This was announced by President Igor Dodon, in a video posted on Facebook, made in Israel, where he participates in the World Holocaust Forum.
The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to 17, as dozens more cases were reported across China and as far afield as the western United States, sparking fears of a possible pandemic, CNN reports.
The 25-year prison sentence for which businessman Veaceslav Plato is in jail, was reduced by nearly 2 years for poor detention conditions. The decision was taken by the Ciocana District Court of Chisinau, reports Moldova 1.