Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the Italian Republic

Diplomatic Relations

I. Establishment of diplomatic relations

21st of February 1992

II. Representation:

Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova in the Italian Republic (Rome) – H.E. Gheorghe Rusnac, since the 11thof March 2008

Ambassador of he Italian Republic in the Republic of Moldova (Chişinău) – H.E. Stefano De Leo, since the 3rd of November 2008.

III. Most important bilateral visits

Heads of State:

September 1997 – official visit to Roma of H.E. Petru Lucinschi, President of the Republic of Moldova
27th – 29th of November 2003 – official visit to Rome of H.E. Vladimir Voronin, President of the Republic of Moldova

Heads of Rarliament:

11th - 13th of May 2004 - official visit to Rome of H.E. Marian Lupu, President of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova
5th of November 2004 - official visit to the Republic of Moldova of the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Republic
23rd -26th of May 2010 – official visit to the Italian Republic of H.E. Mihai GHIMPU, President of the Parliament, Acting President of the Republic of Moldova

Ministers of Foreign Affairs:

6th - 8th of December 2006 - official visit to Rome of H.E. Andrei Stratan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
9th of January 2008 – working visit to the Republic of Moldova of H.E. Massimo D’Alema Deputy President of the Council of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic
24th of November 2008 - working visit to the Republic of Moldova of H.E. Franco Frattini, Minister of Foreign Affaits of the Italian Republic
23rd - 24th of november 2009 – working visit to the Italian Republic of H.E. Iurie Leancă, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration