Minister of Foreign Affairs Titus Corlatean on Tuesday had a working meeting with the group of the Arab ambassadors accredited to Bucharest. During the talks they assessed the stage and prospects of Romania’s relations to the Arab states.
According to a release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Titus Corlatean revealed their traditional character and made it clear that maintaining the dynamics of the Romanian-Arab cooperation was one of the priorities of Romania’s foreign policy.
Corlatean also emphasized the wish to go on intensifying the relations with the Arab states by promoting the political dialogue, strengthening economic relations and diversifying cultural exchanges. They specifically mentioned the idea of organizing some economic forums and some conferences dealing with academic subjects as well as the intensification of the ties with people who attended universities in Romania.
The Romanian chief diplomat revealed the fact that one of the basic components of the Romanian-Arab relations was the inter-human relations consolidated by the presence of an important Romanian community in the Arab countries as well as of the thousands of Arab experts that were trained in the universities of Romania.
In the context when they discussed regional developments, Minister Titus Corlatean revealed Romania’s willingness to go on offering expertise in the complex process of democratization and institutional reconstruction in the states in the region.
As for the peace process in the Middle East, the Romanian chief diplomat stated again Romania’s support for the solution of the two states and encouraged the process of direct negotiations between the sides involved.