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Moldovan deputy PM has meetings with officials of German federal government, parliament in Berlin

18:39 | 28.09.2022 Category: Official

Chisinau, 28 September /MOLDPRES/ - Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration Oleg Serebrian, on a 26-28 September working visit to Berlin, has had a string of meetings with officials of the German federal government and parliament, the Reintegration Policies Bureau has reported.   

Thus, the Moldovan official met President of the Munich Security Conference, Ambassador Christoph Heusgen; the deputy head of the Social Democratic faction of the Bundestag, Achim Post; the head of the Moldovan-German Forum, Bundestag MP Johannes Schraps; the deputy head of the Bundestag Security and Defence Committee, Gabrielle Heinrich; Bundestag lawmakers Knut Abraham (CDU), Wolfgang Hellmich (SDP), Merle Spellberg (PVG), Aniko Glogowski-Merten (PLD); Ambassador, the head of the Department for Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mathias Luettenberg and others.         

The officials referred to the good bilateral cooperation relations and the need to develop them, on the governmental and parliamentary dimensions, openness of the German authorities to provide expertise and assistance needed for Moldova’s advancement on the European integration agenda, by synchronizing the promotion of this goal concomitantly with the desideratum of Moldova’s reintegration and improvement of the human rights situation in the country’s eastern districts.  

The sides paid attention to the regional security context, management of the current risks and vulnerabilities, need to consolidate the efforts of mutual support, in order to generate an atmosphere of security, stability, peace and prosperity.  

The Transnistria-related issues, the dynamic of the Chisinau-Tiraspol dialogue, evolution of the situation in the Transnistrian region and the current challenges, measures taken by Chisinau to maintain a constructive interaction, a normal atmosphere and settle the problems of the residents from the country’s eastern districts, farmers from the Dubasari district, Latin-script education institutions, ensure the protection of the fundamental human rights, represented a distinct subject of the discussion.  

Oleg Serebrian reiterated the Chisinau authorities’ firm commitment to get a settlement of the Transnistrian conflict exclusively by peaceful, political, diplomatic means and via negotiations, with the enhancement of the European Union’s role as important actor which can give an impetus to this process in more aspects.

The Moldovan official also highlighted the benefits of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area between Moldova and the European Union for the residents and economic agents from the Transnistrian region, which carry out most external commercial and economic operations with the EU member states, based on the permissive acts issued by the national competent authorities.

Photo: Reintegration Policies Bureau

 

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