Following the recent summit of the leaders of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine held in Batumi, the electronic source dnes.dir.bg quotes the President of the European Council Charles Michel, who hailed the event as a “milestone” in the cooperation between the three states, IPN reports.
With reference to France Press, the Bulgarian public is informed that seeking to emerge from Moscow’s orbit, the eastern European nations set up the Associated Trio diplomatic format in May to jointly advance their bid to join the European Union.
Addressing the three Presidents, Michel said: “Our meeting here with you is an important milestone.” He said the EU has pledged an “unprecedented investment package” worth 2.3 billion euros ($2.7 billion) with the “potential to mobilize up to 17 billion euros ($20 billion) in public and private investments for the region.”
“This strong EU support clearly shows the strategic importance we give to our partnership with you,” he said in a meeting with the three leaders in an old fortress.
“We are united in our wish and common view: full membership in the EU, equality, freedom and democracy,” said Volodymyr Zelensky, noting he is sure that this goal will be achieved. “We will celebrate together the acceptance of the three countries, Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, into the European family,” the Bulgarian a press quoted the Ukrainian leader as saying.