On 29th September, 2017, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova, Andrei Galbur, visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, along with the Moldovan ambassador to Latvia, Eugen Revenco. They were greeted by the museum's director, Gūnars Nāgels, and the chairman of the Museum of the Occupation's board, Valters Nollendorfs. The director presented the Moldovan travelling exhibition “Bessarabians in the Gulag”, and led a tour of the museum's exhibition. The minister signed the guest book and promised to return when the museum has moved back to Latviešu Strēlnieku Square, after the renovation. The minister said that he had already visited the museum's permanent exhibition before when it was located in Latviešu Strēlnieku Sqaure.