EU leadership's visits - signal of support for Moldova, President says
11:32 | 11.11.2022 Category: Political
Chisinau, Nov. 11 /MOLDPRES/- The visits of the EU leadership to the Republic of Moldova represent a signal of support in the European integration process and in overcoming the current crises. President Maia Sandu made the statement at a joint press conference with President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola, in Chisinau.
The Moldovan official thanked the leadership of the European Parliament for the constant support given to our country in strengthening a democratic society. "We count on equally strong support in the future for reforms and integration into the EU. The European Parliament was and remains a symbol of democracy. You have been with us in the most difficult times and supported us in our efforts to obtain the status of a candidate country for EU membership. On behalf of all citizens, I thank you for the chance to become part of the European family. The war in Ukraine proved that European integration is the only way for a peaceful development of our country. At the same time, we thank you for your support in overcoming the energy crisis", said Maia Sandu.
For her part, Roberta Metsola assured that the EU is with the Republic of Moldova and will provide all the necessary support to diversify energy supply sources. "The economic situation is difficult, that's why we will continue to give you all the necessary support. We are ready to do more to move forward. Moldova is part of the European family, we share the same values and beliefs. We will be close to you in the next essential steps, supporting you through financing programs and trade exchanges. We will strengthen transparency and democracy. The Republic of Moldova is a country with a clear European perspective", said the official.
These days, Maia Sandu had meetings with the EU leadership. Today, Roberta Metsola is on a working visit to Chisinau. Yesterday, our country was visited by President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.