Deputy FM I. Amanatidis meets with Romanian Secretary of State G. Ciamba (MFA 10 March 2017)
Τhe Romanian Secretary of State for Political Bilateral and Strategic Affairs, George Ciamba, concluded a working visit with Deputy Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanatidis today, Friday 10 March, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the course of the meeting, which was conducted in a positive atmosphere, the multilateral cooperation between the two countries was emphasized by both sides, with the goal of stability and growth in Southeast Europe and the Black Sea region, also through participation in regional fora and Organizations such as the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), as well as the Trilateral Cooperation “Romania-Bulgaria-Greece” and the similar quadrilateral “Bulgaria-Romania-Croatia-Greece” configuration.
Deputy Foreign Minister Amanatidis made the reminder that Greece remains among the main investors in Romania, where Greek businesses boast a shining and dynamic presence, while also noting that Greece has traditionally been a fervent supporter of Romania in European issues, including Romania’s very accession to the EU.
Mr. Ciamba expressed the appreciation of the Romanian Government for our country’s continued support of Romania and referred to the usefulness of bilateral coordination on issues of a regional and broader international nature in regard to which the two nations share common interests and a common vision.
Additionally, they exchanged views pertaining to issues of cultural/educational and religious diplomacy, which fall within Deputy Minister Amantidis’ portfolio.
More specifically, Deputy Foreign Minister Amanatidis expressed his delight at the fact that the Greek language is presently being taught in many Romanian Universities, while the discussion also carried over to specific ways to further strengthen and intensify bilateral cooperation in the fields in question.