Romania, Greece celebrate on Thursday 135 years since they fathered diplomatic relations, a catalyst for the bilateral ties the long of the years being the Romanian community in Greece and the Greek community in Romania, respectively, a press release by the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE), informs.
The two above-mentioned communities have actively contributed, says the source, to deepening connections between the two peoples, Romanian and Greek, and to easing the cultural exchanges.
MAE highlights that in the 135 years, the Romanian-Greek bilateral relations have known a solid development, ‘based on the shared history and common values of the two peoples, on the importance of the two countries in the region, on the dynamic political, economic and cultural cooperation.’
‘Currently, Romania and Greece have excellent bilateral relations, grounded both on their historic past with many confluence points and on cooperation in various other formats, at regional, European and international level,’ the source adds.
The MAE release also reminds the ‘traditional cultural ties’ between the Romanians and the Greeks manifested in trade, diplomacy, literature, tuition and the religious life.