President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, thanked Romania today in a Twitter message for the aid offered to the Republic of Moldova under the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Republic of Moldova is an absolute priority of Romania's foreign policy, and the only way to prosperity and development for the neighbouring country is to continue the European path and fully implement the reforms to which it has committed itself through the Association Agreement, Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu said in Chisinau on Friday.
Slovakian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Ivan Korcok, currently on a visit to Bucharest, expressed support for Romania's accession to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Schengen Area, noting that this should already have happened. I affirmed Slovakia's support for Romania's joining the Schengen Area.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu appreciated on Tuesday that the way the visit of the head of the EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell was organised, the way the press conference following the talks in Moscow was organised and the expelling of European diplomats that have taken place, all these show that Russia is rather "engaged in confrontational stance" with the EU rather than one of openne
Slovakia's Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Ivan Korcok is scheduled to pay an official visit to Bucharest today to meet his counterpart Bogdan Aurescu and Romania's Prime Minister Florin Citu. In the first part of the day, the Slovak official will meet Citu, and later he will have political consultations with Aurescu.
The states must act in such a way as to allow any deprivation of liberty to be examined by independent courts, Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said at the launch of the Declaration Against Arbitrary Detention in State-to-State Relations, a video conference event organized by Canada, the Foreign Ministry informs.
The Romanian nationals recently stranded at the Cancun airport in Mexico were allowed access to Mexico, bar five of them, due to the existence of an individual security alert, who will return to Romania on Thursday, according to the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE). According to MAE, all Romanian nationals were re-assessed individually regarding their entry into Mexico.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon, confirmed that the authorities in his country know about the situation of the Romanians stranded at the International Airport in Cancun and gave assurances that efforts are being made to clarify the situation.
The meeting of the Romanian and Spanish governments will most likely take place in June this year, Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya said on Wednesday, stressing that the agenda of the meeting will be "largely dedicated to the people", context in which she voiced her appreciation for the contribution of the Romanian community to the society in her country.
Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Wednesday referring to more than 100 Romanian nationals stranded at Cancun airport in Mexico that it was an "unfriendly attitude" on the part of the Mexican officials, adding that he asked for urgent clarification of the reasons for such decisions.