The Central Election Commission (CEC) says all the polling stations from the country have opened and are duly running. About 90,000 voters cast their votes by 8:30 Moldova’s time.
Due to the different time zones, 37 stations from abroad out of 100 have opened by 8:00 Moldova time, in:
- Tokyo (Japan);
- Beijing (China);
- Krasnoyarsk (Russia);
- Nizhnevartovsk (Russia);
- Baku (Azerbaijan).
2.83 million voters are officially registered and are expected to vote. The CEC accredited 3,764 observers, 562 – from abroad.
The first preliminary results of the suffrage will be announced by 22:00, Moldova time.
Watch real-time turnout here.