Working meeting of the Ambassador Mr. Grigorios Vassiloconstandakis with the Romanian Foreign Minister Mr. Titus Corlăţean (8/7/2014)
The Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic to Bucharest, Mr. Grigorios Vassiloconstandakis, and the Romanian Foreign Minister, Mr. Titus Corlăţean, had a working meeting, on July 8.
The meeting occasioned a review of bilateral relations, as well as the tackling of certain topical issues on the regional and European agenda. The two officials highlighted the excellent bilateral relations, the dynamic of high-level political dialogue, which has intensified in the context of Greece holding the six-month rotating presidency of the European Union and of Romania being the chair-in-office of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP).
The Greek Ambassador in turn expressed his thanks for the Romanian authorities’ active support for the Greek Presidency of the European Union, commending cooperation at all levels, particularly the substantial dialogue between the two countries’ diplomatic representatives.
The two officials underscored the opportunity for consolidating economic cooperation, in the context where trade between the two countries has seen an upward trend in 2014. The two also hailed the organization of a bilateral economic meeting in Athens this autumn.
Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean also highlighted the privileged dialogue between the two states within the European Union, congratulating Greece for the excellent results of the European Presidency (exerted in the first half of 2014) in promoting key topics on the European agenda, against the backdrop of the institutional changes that followed the European Parliament elections of May 2014.
Furthermore, the Romanian Foreign Minister also expressed his appreciation for the Greek presidency’s efforts to finalize the European Union’s Maritime Security Strategy.