Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country’s next parliamentary elections, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday. Dodon said it was “curious” that Moldova’s trade turnover with the EU had wilted since signing a political and trade pact with the bloc in 2014. Source: Reuters/Yahoo
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Swedish auto maker Volvo is doubling its investment in its first U.S. plant to a total of $1 billion, a bet that its nascent comeback in the U.S. market has staying power. Volvo will add a second production line to a factory under construction near Charleston, a Volvo spokesman said. Source: The Wall Street Journal
Hungary will launch a ‘national consultation’ on US-Hungarian financier and philanthropist George Soros, government spokesman Bence Tuzson said Tuesday, six months before expected general elections next April. Source: Euobserver
Banning social media trolls from voting could help reduce the amount of abuse faced by politicians, the election watchdog has said. The Electoral Commission says legislation around elections should be reviewed and new offences could be introduced. Source The Guardian