The would-be foreign minister of the breakaway regime from Tiraspol, Vitali Ignatiev, was left without number plates on his car. The Moldovan police had them removed for not matching legal standards.
Then the so-called diplomat was requested to return to Tiraspol.
Acting Police chief Gheorghe Cavcaliuc confirmat to media Ignatiev’s car was outside the Security Zone and was driven by his chauffeur.
Driving a car without legal number plates is fined with up to 500 lei (about EUR25.) and two penalty points.