Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu met National Assembly of Slovenia Speaker Milan Brglez on Tuesday; they appreciated the excellent bilateral relations and voiced their interest in continuing the upward trend of economic cooperation, which evolved very well over the past years, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informed in a release to Agerpres.
According to the MAE, the talks have revealed the shared interest for a tighter regional and European cooperation. The joint message of the two officials was that the European Union should act consistently and solidarily to find solutions and overcome the crises it faces at present.
“Minister Lazar Comanescu said that Romania remains an active advocate of the EU enlargement policy and continues to encourage the efforts of candidate and potential candidate countries to make the necessary reforms for their European path,” the source mentioned.
As regards the Eastern proximity, both interlocutors have stressed the importance of maintaining the region’s stability, equally for the states in the area and for the entire European space, the MAE release adds.
The foreign minister pointed out that the EU should stay united in supporting a strong policy of engagement in its Eastern neighbourhood and restated Romania’s full support for the Republic of Moldova to advance on the European path and within the domestic reform processes.
The Slovenian official is in a visit to Romania upon an invitation by Chamber of Deputies Speaker Valeriu Zgonea.
President Iohannis, Slovenia’s National Assembly Speaker discuss need to consolidate bilateral economic cooperation
President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Slovenia’s National Assembly Speaker Milan Brglez to discuss the need to consolidate economic cooperation between Romania and Slovenia.
According to a Presidential Administration press statement to Agerpres, at the meeting the two dignitaries discussed various aspects of the Romanian-Slovenian cooperation and the latest developments in Europe.
“The two underscored the excellent political relations between Romania and Slovenia and insisted on the need to further consolidate economic cooperation. The speakers also highlighted the importance of continuing the joint efforts inside the EU toward a comprehensive approach of the migration crisis, by implementing the already adopted measures in Europe,” the statement reads.
Other discussion topics were terrorism and the need for a European and international joint, coordinated and structured reaction to combat this scourge.