The Fourth Congress Of Moldovan Communists Begins Its Work In Chisinau

The fourth congress of the Party of Moldova's Communists (PKM) will be held in Chisinau on April 21-22. Having won a convincing victory in the early parliamentary election, the PKM is the country's ruling party at present. Out of the 101 deputy seats in Moldova's parliament, the country's supreme legislative body, communists have 71 seats. The Party of Moldova's Communists was founded in 1993. Vladimir Voronin, the party's leader since December 1994, has become the first communist to be elected as president in a former Soviet republic. Numerous guests from fraternal parties of Russia, China, Cuba, Vietnam, Greece, Portugal, Romania, Yugoslavia and other countries, as well as from the former Soviet republics, are expected to take part in the Moldovan communists' congress. The delegation of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) will be headed by Gennady Zyuganov, the party's leader. On April 22, the congress will elect the party's governing bodies. After that, the congress participants and guests will take part in a rally devoted to Vladimir Lenin's birth anniversary.

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