Moldovan foreign minister meets Portuguese counterpart
09:26 | 22.09.2021 Category: Official
Chisinau, 22 September /MOLDPRES/- On the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Deputy Prime Minister Nicu Popescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration met Augusto Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic on the full support of the Lisbon authorities for Moldova's European integration.
According to the MAEIE press service, the officials pointed out the role of the community of Moldovan citizens in Portugal, agreeing that it brings a value-added contribution to the development of Portuguese society and bilateral relations. At the same time, they agreed to organize an exchange of experience on public policies in diaspora focusing on digitalization and modern consular services.
"We will continue our diplomatic efforts to improve the Moldovan-Portuguese legal framework for the benefit of our citizens settled in Portugal and we have expressed our country's interest in drawing on Portugal's experience in the field of environment, water management, organic farming, light industry, protection and conservation of national heritage. architectural, " Nicu Popescu said.
At the same time, the Minister of Foreign Affairs addressed the Portuguese counterpart's request to examine the recognition of vaccination certificates issued by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova, in order to ensure unrestricted travel to Portugal.