Moldova’s Minister of Exterior, Nicu Popescu, Met in Bucharest with Romania’s Minister of Exterior, Bogdan Aurescu
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Bogdan Aurescu, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova, Nicu Popescu, held a press conference on Tuesday, September 7th.
The Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, thanked the Minister of Foreign Affairs from Chișinău for his presence.
“Welcome to Bucharest. Thank you very much for your presence because today we start the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy. The opening will take place at 13:00. We have distinguished guests today and tomorrow in Bucharest. We are in an extremely favorable moment, as we usually do, the first visit is to Bucharest, this visit presents a reconfirmation of our strategic partnership. We will determine the conduct of the joint meeting of Governments. We have a common bilateral strategic objective, the European course of Moldova. Based on the government’s priorities, I am confident that reforms will move forward. (…) Romania has the responsibility to support you, I sincerely supported the European course of Moldova. I am glad that we managed the donation of 300,000 euros to support civil society and the independent press. (…) We discussed the construction and rehabilitation of bridges across the Prut,” said Bogdan Aurescu.
In this context, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova welcomed “Romania’s support in the European course of Moldova”.
“We thank Romania for its support. We thank the EU for providing 600 million euros to overcome the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We discussed the Eastern Partnership summit,” said the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova, Nicu Popescu.
The 2021 edition of the Annual Meeting of Romanian Diplomacy took place between September 7-9.
“The main theme of this year’s meeting is centered around the concept of resilience, given its growing importance in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated challenges,” the Romanian Foreign Ministry said.