EPC Summit's plenary meeting starts. Moldovan president says meeting expression of community's resolution to act together, as family
13:33 | 01.06.2023 Category: Political
Chisinau, 1 June /MOLDPRES/ - The plenary meeting of the Summit of the European Political Community today started at noon, at the Mimi Castle Wine-growing and Wine-making Complex, placed in the Bulboaca settlement. President Maia Sandu said that the meeting held in Moldova was a clear expression of the unity, force and resoluteness of the participating states to act together, as a family, which remains united and cooperates, in order to solve the common problems.
The meeting started, immediately after all delegations had arrived at the Mimi Castle, met by President Maia Sandu on the red carpet. Brought together at the table of discussions, those about 50 heads of state, prime ministers and high-ranking European officials are to tackle subjects dealing security, energy and connectivity. According to the event’s public agenda, the plenary meeting is to last about 30 minutes.
President Maia Sandu said that the EPC Summit represented ‘’a platform for the identification of solutions to which we can everybody commit, in order to bring back peace to the European continent and protect it.’’ ‘’The summit is a clear expression of our unity, force and resoluteness to act together as a family, which remains united and cooperates to solve common problems. In the next hours, we want to have a discussion on the way we can consolidate the continent’s security and how can we solve the consequences of the Russian invasion against Ukraine. We will have to find solutions to the crises in the energy sector; we should move towards a cleaner and safer pan-European energy system,’’ Maia Sandu said.
The event will continue with the meetings of the working groups. The afternoon will be reserved for the bilateral meetings between the leaders present at the event. A news conference given by President Maia Sandu is scheduled to be held today at 17:00. The spokesman for the government, Daniel Voda, told MOLDPRES that other European leaders would also make press statements, along with the head of state.
Moldova today hosts the most important political event in its history – the Summit of the European Political Community, which brings together about 50 heads of state, prime ministers and high-ranking European officials.