The stage and perspectives of Romanian – Italian relations were among the subjects discussed at the meeting this Friday of Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu with Italy’s approved ambassador to Romania Marco Giungi, on the occasion of the diplomat’s presenting his credentials, the Foreign Ministry informed in a release.
Minister Melescanu and ambassador Giungi also discussed Romanian – Italian economic cooperation, focusing on the dynamics of the significant presence in Romania of Italian companies, the release states.
“Particular attention was paid to the special role played by the Romanian community in Italy – the largest Romanian community abroad and also the largest foreign community in Italy – and by the Italian community in Romania for the bilateral relation. The sides emphasized the need to deepen the dialogue and cooperation in the field, also with a view to solving the issues encountered by the Romanian community in Italy. Based on the pro-European allegiance of the two countries, the need for in-depth bilateral cooperation within the EU was emphasized, so as to contribute to the further strengthening of the European project, with focus on unity and cohesion,” the cited source said.
Marco Giungi is a career diplomat and follows Diego Brasioli (2013 – 2017) in the position of ambassador of the Italian Republic in Bucharest.