Ukraine's plan to expand the Novodnestrovsk hydropower complex have caused concern in Moldova, which gets much of its water from the Dniester River, which passes through Moldova on its way to the Black Sea.
Moldovan Environment Minister Iuliana Cantaragiu said on TV on Tuesday that protection of the Dniester River is a priority for Moldova in all its negotiations with neighbours.
Overall, the European vicinities from the Black Sea to the Western Balkans, and not only, must be treated as a priority in achieving our foreign policy objectives, Prime Minister Florin Citu stated in the opening of the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy (RADR). "I cannot forget to mention the importance of the progress made in strengthening resilience among EU's Eastern partners.
The Republic of Moldova returns, "after years of wandering, on the right path, on the road of development and modernization of western type", and Romania is "the main advocate" of this country for the aspirations of its European integration, said the president of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Grosu, in the reunited plenum of the Romanian Parliament.
President Klaus Iohannis addressed congratulations for the victory of the pro-reform, pro-democracy and pro-European political forces in the early elections of July 11 in the Republic of Moldova and for the election of Igor Grosu as President of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, at the welcoming of the latter at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, on Wednesday afternoon, the Presidentia
The visit to Romania by Chairman of the Parliament of Moldova Igor Grosu is a historic one, said on Wednesday Speaker of Romania's Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban. "This is the first official visit of Chairman Grosu to a country and this first visit takes place in Romania.
Officials and cultural figures laid flowers at the statue of Stephen the Great in the centre of Chisinau and at statues of Romanian-language writers in Central Park in the capital.
President Maia Sandu broadcast a video message celebrating the Romanian language and other languages spoken in the country.
In conversations in Chisinau, Moldova, on Friday with Moldovan President Maia Sandu, Polish President Andrzej Duda and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenski, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said that the state of security in the Black Sea continues to be concerning, reiterating Romania's support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Moldova and Ukraine.
Romania is reaffirming its strong and broad commitment to supporting the reform and European integration undertaken by Moldova, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday. "I am especially happy to return to Chisinau at this time of celebration, on the 30th anniversary of the proclamation of the Independence of the Republic of Moldova.
AGERPRES special correspondent Cristian Lupascu reports: President Klaus Iohannis, in Chisinau, on Friday, had discussions with the counterparts from the Republic of Moldova, Poland and Ukraine on the regional security topic. The Romanian head of state pointed out that the discussions also aimed at protracted conflicts, as well as the future of the Eastern Partnership.
President Klaus Iohannis participated on Friday in the military ceremony organized in Chisinau's Great National Assembly Square in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's declaration of independence. Polish and Ukrainian Presidents Andrzej Duda and Volodymyr Zelenski also attended the event alongside Moldovan President Maia Sandu.