Foreign policy priorities discussed in Berlin


The Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu, discussed in Berlin the priorities of the foreign policy of the Moldovan government, the development of the reform process, as well as the progress regarding the Transnistrian issue. During meetings with several German officials, the head of the Moldovan diplomacy also talked about the increase of the commercial-economic circuit, as well as Moldova’s progress on the path of European integration.

In a Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release, it is stated that Nicu Popescu had meetings with German officials from the Office of the Federal President, the Federal Chancellery, as well as with representatives of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. The minister had a public presentation at the German Council on Foreign Relations.

The head of the Moldovan diplomacy talked about the reforms launched by the current executive, focusing on the key sectors, such as justice reform, strengthening the rule of law, modernizing the infrastructure, securing national energy resource supply, all aimed at increasing the welfare of the population. In this context, the minister communicated the intention to strengthen bilateral relations with the states of the region, while respecting the basic priority of foreign policy - the dynamic implementation of the provisions of the Association Agreement and the advancement of Moldova's European path.

The main titles of the public presentation held at the German Council on Foreign Relations were the challenges and results of the Moldovan government in the first months of activity and the role of the EU in the reform process.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu, paid a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, on September 15-17, at the invitation of his German counterpart, Heiko Maas.