Deputy Prime Minister Nicu Popescu attended the meeting of the Committee of Foreign Ministers of the BSEC member states

Published on: Fri, 17/12/2021 - 15:14

December 17, 2021, Chișinău – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Nicu Popescu attended the meeting of the Committee of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation – BSEC, which took place in videoconference format.

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the BSEC Member States reviewed the six-month term mandate of the Presidency-in-Office held by Georgia and welcomed the takeover of this mandate by the Republic of Moldova from January 1 to June 30, 2022.

In this regard, the Head of Diplomacy of the Republic of Moldova mentioned that the Presidency-in-Office of our country will promote a cooperation oriented towards clear results for the region, an authentic, constructive dialogue, as well as a better connectivity between states.

„Particular attention will be paid to sectoral cooperation, increased productivity of working groups, and cooperation in the field of digital transformation between Member States. Given the importance of the partnership with the EU, during the Presidency-in-Office, the Republic of Moldova will encourage the development of the BSEC-EU Interaction, for the benefit of all member states of the organization.” stated Deputy Prime Minister Nicu Popescu.

The official also pointed out that the Republic of Moldova’s actions will seek to strengthen regional cooperation with a focus on economic relations for the sustainable development of the wider Black Sea region, as well as increase peace, stability and prosperity, in line with the BSEC Charter commitments.

Note: The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) is a regional organization for intergovernmental economic and sectoral cooperation. Thirteen states hold a membership status within BSEC: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Northern Macedonia.

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