Moldova’s PM visits Brussels

Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat left for Brussels on Tuesday at the head of a high-level governmental delegation.

Today, he will meet with European Commission Chairman Jose Manuel Durao Barroso and European Parliament Chairman Jerzy Buzek.

On March 25 and 26, the Moldovan Premier will take part in the second round of negotiations on the Agreement on associate membership between the European Union and Moldova.

According to the Republic of Moldova’s chief negotiator, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia Gherman, since the first round of talks, which took place in Chisinau last January 12, the Moldovan side has been constantly interacting with European partners by means of videoconferences.

Gherman said the forthcoming negotiations in Brussels will be held in 4 groups. The group for economy and regional cooperation will try to make negotiations on an Agreement on free trade with the European Union begin already this year.

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