Honcharuk submitted his resignation for a second time after reports surfaced that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is considering appointing businessman and former head of the central bank Serhiy Tigipko to the post.
Newly formed party appears to be positioning itself as Moldova's main pro-western force, possibly paving the way for Vlad Plahotnuic's return.
The Slovak general election at the weekend produced an upset as the opposition party Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OLaNO) won with a vote share of 24.8%, ousting ruling party Smer-SD which won 18.9%
Statement comes after Damascus closes skies over Idlib following shooting down of two Syrian aircraft by Turkish forces. Refugee crisis sparked by Erdogan on Greek border, meanwhile, mounts.