Separation and Cooperation of Powers
The Legislative, the Executive and the Judicial Powers are separate and cooperate in the exercise of their prerogatives in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.
The Constitution as the Supreme Law
The Constitution of the Republic of Moldova is the supreme law of the country. No laws or other legal acts and regulations in contradiction with the provisions of the Constitution may have any legal power.
Observance, of International Law and International Treaties
(1) The Republic of Moldova pledges to respect the Charter of the United Nations and the treaties to which she is a party , to observe in her relations with other states the unanimously recognized principles and norms of international law.
(2) The coming into force of an international treaty containing provisions contrary to the Constitution shall be preceded by a revision of the latter.
The Unity of the Nation and the Right to National Identity
(1) The national unity of the Republic of Moldova constitutes the foundation of the State. The Republic of Moldova is the common and indivisible motherland of all her citizens.
(2) The State recognizes and guarantees all its citizens the right to preserve, develop and express their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and religious identity.
The Republic of Moldova as a Neutral State
(1) The Republic of Moldova proclaims her permanent neutrality.
(2) The Republic of Moldova will not admit the stationing of any foreign military troops on its territory.