The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) cannot forbid President of Moldova Igor Dodon to entry into the country for his remark that Crimea belongs to Russia.
The SBU said to journalists that Dodon has a special status of border crossing as President; in particular, he should not be registered.
Earlier, Head of the SBU’s Press Service Olena Gitlyanska said that diplomatic persons could not be barred from entering the territory of Ukraine, and President is a diplomatic face.
As a reminder, the second round of the Presidential Election took place in Moldova on November 13, 2016. Leader of the Party of Socialists Igor Dodon won the round with 52.18% of votes. His competitor and Head of the Action and Solidarity Party Maya Sandu won 47.82% of votes.
Dodon is called pro-Russian politician. He said that the annexed Crimea belonged to the Russian Federation during his electoral campaign.