The President of the Dignity and Truth Platform Party, Andrei Nastase, submitted today at the Central Electoral Commission a request regarding his withdrawal from the presidential race. The information was confirmed for Deschide.MD by representatives of the press service of the institution.

The request for modification of the ballot paper and exclusion of the PPDD leader from the 4th position will be examined at the next Commission meeting.

We remind you that last week the National Political Council of PPDA  decided Andrei Nastase's withdrawal from the election campaign in favor for the president of the Action and Solidarity Party, Maia Sandu.

After his withdrawal, the ballot will contain the names of 11 candidates:

1. Marian Lupu (PDM)

2. Mihai Ghimpu (PL)

3. Iurie Leancă (PPEM)

4. Inna Popenco (MSP „Ravnopravie”)

5. Dmitrie Ciubashenco (PPPN)

6. Maia Sandu (PAS)

7. Igor Dodon (PSRM)

8. Silvia Radu (independent candidate)

9. Maia Laguta (independent candidate)

10. Ana Gutu (The Right Movement)

11. Valeriu Ghiletchi (independent candidate)