German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrived in Bucharest on Monday for an official visit to hold trilateral talks with the presidents of Romania and Moldova.
This was reported by Digi24.
The German leader met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the Cotroceni Palace in Bucharest for bilateral talks on security, economy, and energy.
They will also discuss defense cooperation on NATO's eastern flank and security in the Black Sea region.
Johannis' office said that the talks aim to ensure close coordination within the European Union and NATO, as well as ways to support Ukraine and Moldova, which have been granted EU candidate status.
Other topics will include helping Ukrainian refugees and facilitating the transit of Ukrainian grain to the world market.
Later on Monday, Johannis and Scholz will be joined by Moldovan President Maia Sandu for trilateral meetings. The three leaders will discuss Moldova's European integration.
Johannis' office called Moldova's European integration the only option that can ensure a democratic, prosperous, and stable future for its citizens and said that the trilateral talks between the leaders on Monday will send a clear message of continued strong and unwavering support for Moldova.
Author - Olena Madiak, 03/04/2023