It is a tragedy for us. With these words today’s Government meeting was started. They were said because of the huge morning earthquake registered in the center of Italy.
At the same time the chief of the Ministers’ Cabinet mentioned the fact that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration through the Embassy of Moldova in Rome and the Consular Offices in Milan and Padua has the permanent connection to local authorities and is ready to offer consular assistance to Moldovan citizens who suffered in the earthquake.
In case of necessity, Moldovan citizens can call the Embassy of Moldova in Rome: + 39 3294421091; Consulate of Moldova in Milan: +39 0236745703; Consulate of Moldova in Padua +39049 856 0420; +39049 8736241; Emergency line offered by the Italian authorities: + 39800840840; Call Centre of Ministry of Foreign Affairs: in Moldova: 080090990 (free call from landlines) abroad: +373 22 788 722 (standard tariff).
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrei Galbur declared that until now, there are no Moldovan citizens injured in the earthquake.
According to the last information, at least 60 persons lost their lives and hundreds are missing as a result of the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 degrees, registered this morning in the center of Italy, which destroyed many cities.