Moldovan PM has meeting with Slovenian President
18:44 | 16.11.2023 Category: Official
Chisinau, 16 November /MOLDPRES/ - Slovenia’s support in the process of Moldova’s accession to the European Union, as well as ways of boosting the strategic partnership between the two countries today were discussed at a meeting between Prime Minister Dorin Recean and President of Slovenia Nataša Pirc Musar, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
PM Dorin Recean referred to the progress made by Moldova as to the implementation of the European agenda, recently confirmed through the recommendation of the European Commission to open the process of Moldova’s accession to the European Union. In the context, the prime minister thanked President Nataša Pirc Musar for Slovenia’s support for Moldova’s European integration way and the assistance provided to the consolidation of the public money sector and resilience of the financial institutions.
„We believe that a wider Europe is a safer and more prosperous one and we make the effort needed to be part of the European family. We continue implementing the reforms in the justice sector and combating corruption, as these processes are at the basis of a strong democracy,’’ Prime Minister Dorin Recean said.
President Nataša Pirc Musar reconfirmed Slovenia’s backing for Moldova’s European integration approach and appreciated the effort of the authorities and citizens for supporting the Ukrainian refugees.
„We are here to support Moldova on its European way and we believe that the place of your citizens is in the European Union. I congratulate you on the progress made in the implementation of the European Commission’s recommendations and we are further open to provide you with the expertise necessary in this process,’’ President Nataša Pirc Musar said.
For his part, the Moldovan PM noted that ‘’Slovenia is one of the European countries from which Moldova should learn what European integration way is. Comparable with our country in terms of area and population, due to the European Union’s support, Slovenia made a spectacular leap, becoming the most prosperous country in the Western Balkans and one of the most developed in Europe. This is what we also want, as country, by edifying Europe here, at home.’’
During the dialogue, the officials referred also to possibilities of fostering the bilateral relations in the fields of renewable energy, agriculture, electronic industry and IT.