Moldovan foreign minister talked to counterparts in six countries
09:54 | 22.03.2022 Category: Official
Chisinau, March 22 / MOLDPRES /- On the sidelines of the EU Foreign Affairs Council, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Nicu Popescu discussed in Brussels bilateral co-operation with foreign ministers of Romania, France, Germany, Lithuania, Croatia and Sweden, the MAEIE press service has reported.
Together with his Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu, Nicu Popescu spoke about energy security and the identification of alternative energy sources.
"With the support of the Bucharest authorities, Moldova will build a natural gas depot in Romania," the Moldovan official said.
At the same time, the Head of Diplomacy of the Republic of Moldova thanked Ministers Annalena Baerbock, Jean-Yves Le Drian and Bogdan Aurescu for their solidarity and support in organizing the "Moldova Support Platform" conference, which will take place on April 5 in Berlin. This international event aims to mobilize more support for our country and for the exemplary efforts to manage the humanitarian crisis generated by the war in Ukraine.
During the bilateral meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis, the interlocutors addressed issues related to the regional security situation, both countries strongly supporting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
"I thanked my counterpart for the 750,000 euro financial aid provided in this context to the Government of the Republic of Moldova for managing the flow of refugees from Ukraine and also for the resettlement of 2,000 refugees in the Republic of Lithuania," added Popescu.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chisinau also welcomed the support of our country's European aspirations in a conversation with the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Gordan Grlić Radman, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Ann Linde.
"I reiterate to all my colleagues in the European Union that the government in Chisinau is fully committed to the process of reform and modernization of the country on our European path. Our country's place is in the European Union, we will be members of the same family due to our determination but also to our friends who always help us ", Popescu said.