Moldovan, Russian officials approach cooperation
09:59 | 12.08.2021 Category: Official
Chisinau, 12 August /MOLDPRES/- President Maia Sandu met deputy head of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation Dmitri Kozak, on a working visit to Chisinau. Attending the event were Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Nicu Popescu, Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration Vlad Kulminski and other members of the Government, the presidential press service has reported.
"We reiterated our position to relaunch a pragmatic and constructive dialogue, which would be in the interest of the citizens of the Republic of Moldova. We discussed several important topics on the bilateral agenda, including the issue of exports of Moldovan agricultural products to the Russian market and the new contract for gas supply to our country, " Sandu said.
During the meeting, the issue of settling the Transnistrian conflict was also addressed. "We have reconfirmed the position of the Republic of Moldova in relaunching the settlement process exclusively peacefully, using political and diplomatic instruments and the existing negotiating framework, while respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our country within its internationally recognized borders," the head of state said.
The president also said that Moldova has a full agenda with the Russian Federation and many topics of common interest for the states and for our citizens. "We have discussed them today, by stepping up bilateral contacts. We appreciated the openness of the Russian side in this regard, which can contribute to strengthening the dialogue between our countries ", Maia Sandu said.