Moldova's new prime minister on Tuesday raised the possibility of a "pause" in its cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, a day after he said his ex-Soviet republic was negotiating a $500 million loan with Russia.
Moldova's government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu took office promising to fight corruption.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Thursday the former Soviet republic's coalition government could collapse following a move by the prime minister to take on powers to nominate the prosecutor general.
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