The pipeline represents a vital energy alternative for Moldova, officials and analysts say.
Participants in foreign conflicts can receive jail sentences of at least five years.
The proposed law, which would be supported by a loan from the World Bank, is being considered by Parliament. In other business news: optimism grows for the economy's future in southeast Europe.
Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.
EU-funded exchange programmes help Balkan students and teachers to learn from European experiences, raising the level of education in the region.