President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday met with the Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Dean Thompson. The U.S. official took the opportunity to pass on the congratulations of the US Government on his election as president of Romania. ‘During the meeting, there was an exchange of views on matters of common interest, in the spirit of the excellent cooperation of the two countries and the bilateral strategic partnership’, reads a PNL press release.
The U.S. Government last week congratulated Klaus Iohannis on his election to office, as well as ‘the Romanians who went to the polls in great numbers, both in the country and abroad, in an exemplary demonstration of civic participation’, according to the release of the U.S Embassy in Bucharest. ‘Romania is an important strategic partner of the United States and we are happy to continue our close cooperation with Romania and its new president. The relations of our countries will continue to be strong, based on our joint values and objectives’, notes the communiqué of the American diplomatic representation. After seeing Iohannis, Dean Thompson went to the Government for talks with Prime Minister Victor Ponta.
President-elect to go to Chisinau on Friday, to the U.S.A in unofficial visit on Dec. 22
President-elect, Klaus Iohannis will pay a visit to Chisinau at the end of this week and another visit to the United States before taking the oath in the Parliament and the effective start of his mandate, official sources told Mediafax. According to the quoted sources, Iohannis will be Friday in the R. of Moldova, where he will meet with the President and the Prime Minister. President-elect also would travel to the United States in an unofficial visit before parliamentary oath as president, on December 22, told the same sources.