Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, on Thursday received the farewell visit of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Bucharest, Jiri Sitler (photo L) , on which occasion the two high-ranked officials established to continue to promote further economic cooperation and to use the investment potential existing between the two countries.
The special dynamics of the bilateral dialogue was proved by the numerous visits at high level in both Bucharest and Prague, and by the large number of cultural events organised by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bucharest and also by the sustained growth pace recorded in the bilateral trade exchanges that have exceeded 2 billion euros over the latest years.
Bogdau Aurescu thanked the Czech Ambassador for his entire activity during his tenure in Bucharest, started in 2010.
The Romanian high official also mentioned that in 2015 Romania and the Czech Republic should mark properly the 95th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations.
The two interlocutors reaffirmed at the same time the similitude of their standpoints in relation to such topical issues on the European and international agenda.
The Czech Ambassador reiterated the constant support of his country for Romania on its way to the Schengen Zone. In his turn, Bogdan Aurescu hailed the creation of the Trilateral Friendship Group between the Czech Republic, the Republic of Moldova and Romania in the Deputies Chamber in Prague.
The Ambassador of the Czech Republic thanked the Romanian authorities for their constant support during his tenure in Bucharest and underscored at the same time the Czech authorities’ interest in continuing the high-level dialogue, with a view to capitalising in the most efficient manner of the existing opportunities and potential. Thus, the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs sent an invitation to his Romanian counterpart to pay a visit to Prague, which invitation got accepted, informs Agerpres.