Vlad Filat, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova at a press conference said that the Moldovan port on the Danube river near the village of Giurgiuleşti located on land that has been ukraynskoy.
The Moldovan premier said that Moldova has this area with access to the Danube, due to concession on the part of Ukraine, according to the agreement of 1999. "As Giurgiulesti. As a result of the contract was resolved the situation around the 7-kilometer stretch of road in the Palanca, and in return - was obtained in the territory Giurgiulesti, which allowed us to reach across the Danube to the sea ", - said the Moldovan Prime Minister on the site in the 400 meters in Dzurdzulesty. "We are in a situation where the Ukrainians fulfilled their obligations, and the Republic of Moldova has not completed implementation of the Treaty (the exchange of territories in the Palanca and Dzurdzulesty).
Thus, one of the top officials of Moldova - the prime minister - almost repeated the official position of Ukraine, according to which the 400-meter stretch of the River Danube in Dzurdzulesty is Ukrainian territory, which today enjoys Moldova. On the basis of its position, Ukraine insists on transferring her, and not only property rights over the section of road in the Palanca, but the territory under the motorway, despite the fact that the agreement stated that "land is the property transferred to Ukraine in the Republic of Moldova."
At the same time, we know that at the beginning of the Ukrainian-Moldovan Demarcation Commission in the mid-90's, possession of Moldova's access to the Danube was not questioned and the parties only argued about the length of the Moldovan bank, which according to various sources was about 980 meters.
Additional Protocol to the Treaty between Ukraine and Moldova on the state border on the transfer of ownership of a motor road Ukrainian Odesa - Reni in the village of Palanka Republic of Moldova, as well as the land on which it runs, and the mode of their operation was signed between the governments of Ukraine and Moldova 18 August 1999. According to the biographical data of Vladimir Filat, while he held the function of the State Minister in the Government of Moldova.