Crowd of Moldovans wait in front of Romanian consulate to ask for Romanian citizenship on April 25, 2007, Chisinau,Moldova. Moldava is presently the poorest country in Europe. Many of its citizens work abroad to make ends meet. After Romania joined EU on January 1st, around 300.000 Moldovans asked for Romanian citizenship which opens for them borders of EU. Romania grants citizenship to Moldovans whose parents or grandparents were Romanian citizens before 1940, when Moldova was part of Romania. The two countries share the same ethnic background.
Crowd of Moldovans wait in front of Romanian consulate to ask for Romanian citizenship on April 25, 2007, Chisinau,Moldova. Moldava is presently the poorest country in Europe. Many of its citizens work abroad to make ends meet. After Romania joined EU on January 1st, around 300.000 Moldovans asked for Romanian citizenship which opens for them borders of EU. Romania grants citizenship to Moldovans whose parents or grandparents were Romanian citizens before 1940, when Moldova was part of...
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