Viorel Cibotaru declared that he is very excited and pleased with Marian Lupu's decision to withdraw from the presidential race in favor of PAS candidate, Maia Sandu.

At the same time, Cibotaru pointed out that the LDPM official statement will be made public shortly, after consulting the Political Bureau of the party. LDPM president reported that it would be logical to follow further withdrawals from the race today or tomorrow.