Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu paid a visit to Berlin on Tuesday, at the invitation of German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. On this occasion, the Romanian Foreign Minister met the head of German diplomacy as well as other officials, a Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) press release informs.
“In addition to talks with his German counterpart, the agenda of the Romanian Foreign Minister’s visit includes meetings with Gunther Krichbaum, Chairman of the European Affairs Committee of the Bundestag, Christoph Heusgen, foreign policy, security and development adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel, Uwe Corsepius, German Chancellor’s European policy adviser, as well as representatives of the business environment,” the release reads.
According to the MAE, talks focussed on the bilateral dimension, topics of major interest on the European, regional and international agenda and the cooperation between Bucharest and Berlin, in the context in which Germany holds the presidency of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 2016.
“The visit offers the opportunity to consolidate the political-diplomatic dialogue with the German side and follows Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos’ visit to Berlin on January 7, 2016,” the said press release also mentioned.