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March 1, 2021

ForMin Corlatean highlights Romanian-Turkey and Romanian-Austrian good cooperation

Foreign Affairs Minister Titus Corlatean in a meeting with Turkey’s Ambassador to Romania Omur Solendil on Monday highlighted the good cooperation between the two states on the stability and security in the Black Sea region. According to a press release, Corlatean noted “the excellent cooperation” with Turkey on a bilateral level, as well as within the regional and multilateral cooperation formats. “The speakers highlighted the good cooperation between the two states on the stability and security in the Black Sea region. At the same time, they brought to mind the support constantly granted by Romania for Turkey’s accession to the European Union. (…) Referring to the economic cooperation, the two officials voiced their satisfaction for the high level of trade exchanges between Romania and Turkey and showed their interest in capitalizing on the potential this relation has especially in the energy area,” the aforementioned release reads.
Corlatean also highlighted on Monday “the excellent” results of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, during a meeting with the Austrian Ambassador in Bucharest Michael Schwarzinger. According to the abovementioned source, the two high officials reviewed the current stage of the bilateral relations between the two countries, with special emphasis on the excellent cooperation in the economic field as “confirmed by the upward trend recorded in trade exchanges and also in the number of Romanian companies running on Austrian capital worth 5 billion euros in total”. In this context, both sides agreed on the need to further encourage and promote economic cooperation, as well as on the need to further capitalize on the existing investment potential between the two countries. The Romanian ForMin appreciated the activity of the Austrian Ambassador in Romania and thanked him for his “extremely important” contribution brought to the development of the “excellent” relations existing between Romania and Austria. In his turn, the Austrian official thanked the Romanian authorities for their constant support during his mission in Bucharest.
Yesterday, Corlatean attended a breakfast meeting with the ambassadors of the EU member states accredited to Bucharest. The reunion was organized by the Embassy of Italy in Bucharest, as the rotating presidency of the EU Council. Also yesterday in the afternoon, he received the Ambassador of Palestine to Romania, Ahmad Bader Aqel and also Iran’s Ambassador to Romania, Bahador Aminian Jazi.

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