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New Ambassadors of Chile, Hellenic Republic welcomed by President Iohannis

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed at the Cotroceni Palace on Tuesday the agreed Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, Jorge Alejandro Tagle Canelo, and the Hellenic Republic Ambassador, Sofia Grammata.

On the occasion of the meeting with the Chilean Ambassador, President Iohannis voiced satisfaction for the excellent level of the bilateral relations, underscoring the need to continue and diversify them.

“The meeting occasioned a good opportunity to review the stage of the relations between the two countries, a context in which there were examined new modalities to enhance them not only on an economic level, but also on a political level, taking into account the common values shared by the two countries – rule of law, democracy, human rights,” the Presidential Administration shows.

Ambassador of the Republic of Chile highlighted the very good relations with the EU and thanked for the support Romania granted for the advancement of the negotiations on the modernisation of the EU-Chile Association Agreement. At the same time, he congratulated President Klaus Iohannis on his being awarded the Charlemagne Prize, appreciating the efforts of Romania’s President in the service of the European unification project.

During the discussion with the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, President Iohannis hailed the very good stage of the bilateral relations, based on the traditional historic and cultural connections, as well as on common interests on a regional and European level.


The two officials appreciated the ascending evolution of the commercial exchanges and endorsed the need to continue the efforts for using the existing potential for the development of the economic and sectoral cooperation, as well as that of mutual investments, including by implementing some infrastructure interconnection projects.

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