The European Union appreciates the people of Moldova for their solidarity in welcoming large numbers of people fleeing from Ukraine. The EU is already providing comprehensive support to address the immediate challenges of the refugee inflows, and has stepped up its medium-term support to strengthen Moldova’s overall resilience, in areas such as cyber security and disinformation, EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell stated in an official meeting with President Maia Sandu in Brussels, IPN reports.
According to a press release of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova, High Representative Borrell reaffirmed the EU’s continued support for the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders and with a special status for the Transnistrian region.
He expressed EU’s concerns about the recent incidents in the Transnistrian region and praised the restrained reactions from the authorities of the Republic of Moldova. He also underlined the EU’s commitment to further deepen its relations with Moldova, acknowledging its European aspirations.
During May 17-18, President Maia Sandu paid a working visit to Brussels where she met with the Prime Minister of Belgium and with officials of EU institutions. On May 19, President Sandu is to meet with her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Paris.