CHISINAU, May 28 (RIA Novosti) - Moldova's parliament
postponed on Thursday a vote to elect a new president until
A member of the dominant communist faction proposed the
delay in a second vote scheduled for Thursday, citing a major
religious holiday. The move was supported unanimously by the
faction which has 60 members in the 101-seat assembly.
However, a lawmaker said on condition of anonymity that
the delay is required to allow more time for talks on a
possible candidate with the opposition.