Moldovan foreign minister meets Greek counterpart
09:59 | 09.09.2021 Category: Official
Chisinau, 9 September /MOLDPRES/- Deputy Prime Minister Nicu Popescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, met yesterday Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Nikos Dendias, in a year with double significance, the 30th anniversary of the proclamation of Independence of the Republic of Moldova and the marking of 200 years since the Greek War of Independence, the MAEIE press service has reported.
In this context, the Moldovan official pointed out that the Greek Revolution had its beginnings in Chisinau, where members of the Greek national liberation movement Eteria were active.
The officials reaffirmed the interest to continue the bilateral dialogue in the spirit of the European values and the historical friendly relations between the Republic of Moldova and Greece.
The Moldovan official thanked the Greek authorities for supporting the European course of the Republic of Moldova. In cooperation with the European Union, Minister Nicu Popescu pointed out that we are at the stage of negotiating the Association Agenda which sets priorities for the coming years, and the Government of Chisinau is making the necessary efforts to meet the essential conditions for allocating the 600 million euros economic development of Moldova.
A special emphasis in the plenary session of the delegations was related to turning to good account the potential of economic cooperation. In this context, they agreed to organize a mission of Greek businessmen in the near future to identify new investment opportunities.
The visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece occasioned the signing of the Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the Hellenic Republic in social security, which will bring concrete benefits and guarantees for Moldovan citizens living or working in Greece. At the same time, Nicu Popescu proposed the signing in the near future of another important agreement - the Agreement on the conversion of driving licenses.