Moldovan PM says Chisinau-Bucharest relations consolidating more and more
14:22 | 21.06.2023 Category: Political
Chisinau, 21 June /MOLDPRES/ - The Chisinau-Bucharest relations are consolidating more and more. Prime Minister Dorin Recean today made statements to this effect at a news conference held jointly with his Romanian counterpart Marcel Ciolacu, on a visit to Moldova.
Dorin Recean thanked Romania for the huge and quick assistance provided to Moldova on the political dimension of promoting the country’s European integration, as well as on the economic and social dimensions.
„Bucharest promptly intervened, in order to help Moldova overcome the energy crisis. Romania further provides assistance necessary for Moldova, so that we advance in the economic development. The Chisinau-Bucharest relations are consolidating more and more. We construct the interconnection infrastructure, roads, bridges, energy networks, a common digital space and this will be for the benefit of the citizens on the left and right banks of the Prut river,’’ PM Dorin Recean said.
The official also said that he had discussed with his counterpart those nine projects included in the second installment of Romania’s assistance worth 100 million euros in all. ‘’These nine projects are worth 28 million euros and they will be used for investments for the opportunities of our companies and will develop the settlements from Moldova,’’ Dorin Recean noted. The Moldovan prime minister invited business people from Romania to invest in Moldova.
At the same time, Dorin Recean specified that Romania was further helping Moldova in the country’s approach of advancement in the European integration process, so that, by the end of the year, we switch to the next stage – starting the negotiations on accession. ‘’We rely on Bucharest’s support. We edify Europe together here, at home,’’ Dorin Recean said.
Romania’s Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu is on a visit to Chisinau and this is his first visit abroad in this office. The new government of Romania led by Marcel Ciolacu was sworn in office on 15 June 2023.