Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 127

The European Union’s External Affairs Commissioner Hans van den Broek yesterday in Chisinau praised "Moldova’s convincing success in establishing real democracy" and "true progress" toward economic stabilization and privatization. Van den Broek announced an increase in EU financial grants to Moldova for balance of payments support and technical assistance programs. Grants disbursed in 1995 and planned for 1996 amount to $110 million for the country of 4.5 million. (13)

Turkish Stand May Doom Russian Route For Azeri Oil.