Interim general prosecutor Dumitru Robu said to Publika TV that Avia Invest share was foreclosed, which means that that the shares cannot be sold. Moreover, prosecutor wasn't aware of the announcement of the transaction completion, Robu said.
"The criminal investigation bodies and the anti-corruption bodies have taken all the actions to prevent any changes in the share capital of the company Avia Invest.
NR Investments Ltd finalized the process of purchasing 95% of Avia Invest SRL shares, according to a press release. Later, President Igor Dodon threatened that guilty people would be investigated.
"At the last meeting of the Supreme Security Council, convened on August 23 exclusively to discuss this topic of major importance for the country, the heads of all responsible institutions, including the Minister of Economy and Infrastructure, informed the Council about the blocking of this transaction and the impossibility of finalizing it.
If, after the meeting of the Supreme Security Council, some of the state institutions acted in contradiction with those agreed at the meeting of August 23, this is very serious and the competent bodies must investigate this fact, in order not to admit the further prejudice of the interests of the Republic ", quoted the president's message.
The Rothschild family purchased 95% Avia Invest shares through Investments Limited company. The press service of Chisinau International Airport confirmed this information.
Ilan Şor invested in the infrastructure of the airport over 88 million euros and has transferred in the state budget taxes of almost 600,000 since 2013.
Economists forecast the number of passengers going through this airport will exceed three million this year after it reached 2.8 million in 2018.