“Romania and Moldova are two independent states. Moldova may become a EU member and then our borders will become history, because EU citizens freely move from one country to another,” he said.
Romania wants to assist the Moldovan accession to the EU if Chisinau wants that, he said. “We cannot force it to take the move,” he observed.
Asked to comment on his earlier statement that “he would have also ordered the Romanian forces in 1941 to cross the River Prut together with German forces [on June 22, 1941, when Romania waged a war on the former Soviet Union on the side of Nazi Germany],” Basescu said, “This is the year 2012, not 1941. That is impossible.”