The Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogan Aurescu hosted Stefan Tomasevic, the ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Romania, on Wednesday.
The two dignitaries addressed Belgrade’s European path as well as the cooperation in multilateral formats, informed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), according to nineoclock.ro.
Minister Aurescu commended the interest of his Serbian counterpart, Nicola Selakovic, in visiting Bucharest this year in order to establish new directions and approaches for consolidating bilateral cooperation, MAE specified.
The Romanian Chief Diplomat emphasized the importance of identifying joint actions and projects, which will contribute to the development of the economic, commercial and investment bilateral cooperation.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs reiterated the request of the Romanian part on resuming the activity of the Romanian-Serbian Joint Intergovernmental Committee on National Minorities, namely nominating the Serbian co-chairman of this structure.
The committee represents a dedicated forum for reviewing and resolving situations faced by minorities.
Bogdan Aurescu restated Romania’s engagement to support the European future of Serbia, highlighting the importance of successfully implementing the internal reform agenda to achieve “consequently positive results” that meet European standards.
Aurescu reaffirmed in the press release the availability of Romania in providing technical support to maintain unity with acquis communautaire so that it can open a new chapter for the accession to the EU.