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June 12, 2021

FM Marga meets Poland, UK ambassadors

During a meeting they had yesterday, Romanian FM Andrei Marga mentioned to the Ambassador of Poland in Bucharest, Marek Szczygiel, the importance of keeping the ascending trend of bilateral trade exceeding the level of EUR 3.2 bln and the need to foster mutual investment. The Polish diplomat reconfirmed his country’s support for the adoption of a positive decision on Romania’s entry to Schengen in September. Andrei Marga, on his part, also highlighted the cooperation on security matters, as both countries share interests with a view to the upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago. Also yesterday, FM Marga saw British Ambassador in Romania Martin Harris. The two officials stressed the excellent relations of the two countries operating within the Strategic Partnership they have and also remarked the positive trend of bilateral trade which, have grown by over 10 per cent since 2010, despite the international economic and financial crisis. The head of the Romanian diplomacy reiterated the interest in a stepping up of British investment in the Romanian economy. During their talks, the Romanian official also emphasised the determination of Romanian authorities to continue reforms in the area of justice and fight against corruption. In what regards the European agenda, the need to promote a European level economic growth and competitiveness agenda deemed to be the key to EU’s coming out of the current crisis. Two other subjects addressed were the Eastern Partnership, with an emphasis on Ukraine, and the prospects of EU-Russia relations.

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