The Foreign Affairs Minister, Teodor Melescanu on Thursday welcomed the Italian ambassador to Romania, Diego Brasioli the two addressing the dynamic of the bilateral relationship and the migration phenomenon.
Melescanu and Brasioli have talked about the stage and outlook of the Romanian-Italian relationship, as well as the calendar of the coming period’s bilateral contacts, the ministry (MAE) informs through a press release.
The two officials have emphasised the dynamic of the bilateral relations at the highest level in the past year, alongside the concrete economic co-operation. Apart from this, they stressed the positive impact of the Romanian community upon the Italian economy.
During their meeting, the two dignitaries have also approached common interest topics on the European agenda. Considering the two states’ pro-European commitment, they underlined the necessity to deepen their bilateral co-operation which would contribute to the further strengthening of the European project, adds the source.
Migration was another topic addressed by the two officials, since Italy is one of the European countries the most affected by this phenomenon. Melescanu recalled Romania’s support and solidarity with the states confronted with first-line migration, the two officials reasserting that treating the migration causes in the origin countries remains the best option, says the MAE release.