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Poland firmly supports the European path of the Republic of Moldova

Poland firmly supports the European path of the Republic of Moldova

25 May, Chisinau - Poland strongly supports the European path of the Republic of Moldova and will provide the full support and expertise of the Moldovan authorities in the implementation of the Republic of Moldova - European Union Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). The statement was made by the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Bartosz Cichocki, during a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Tudor Ulianovschi.

According to the Polish official since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Moldova and Poland (July 14, 1992), our countries have reached an advanced level of cooperation thanks to a constructive dialogue at both political, commercial, economic, cultural, education, etc.

Referring to the European path of our country and the process of implementing the Republic of Moldova - European Union Association Agreement, Minister Tudor Ulianovschi mentioned that Poland is one of the most active supporters of the European path of the Republic of Moldova, being organized already four meetings of the Moldovan-Polish Forum for European integration with the participation of many experts and diplomats from both countries.

Tudor Ulianovschi and Bartosz Cichocki had an exchange of views on bilateral cooperation between two states in various international organizations, especially in the capacity of Poland holding the monthly rotating presidency of the UN Security Council, etc. In this context, the head of Moldovan diplomacy appreciated the position of Polish President Andrzej Duda in the UN Security Council high-level debate entitled "Strengthening and promoting international law in the context of maintaining international peace and security" (May 17, 2018), regarding the promotion of an open, constructive and respectful dialogue to contribute to the successful resolution of the so-called frozen conflicts in Moldova, Georgia and Nagorno-Karabakh, stating that these conflicts are clear violations of international law that can and should be addressed by the Security Council.

During the meeting, officials exchanged views on the state of play and ways to strengthen the political dialogue between the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Poland, focusing on intensification of mutual high-level visits, as well as cooperation within the international organizations and regional security. The officials also mentioned the intensification of bilateral economic relations and bilateral trade, opting for their further development by diversifying the fields of cooperation, initiating new investment projects with the participation of Moldovan and Polish business environment.

37 bilateral treaties of cooperation, which regulate various fields of activity, are signed between the Republic of Moldova and Poland at the present time: political, commercial, economic, financial, transport, social security, health and medical sciences, etc.