President Klaus Iohannis welcomed on Tuesday Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Davor Ivo Stier, with the talks underlining the importance of strengthening the Romanian-Croatian political and economic cooperation.
According to a Presidential Administration release, the discussions were aimed at the bilateral political and economic cooperation, topical issues on the EU’s agenda and developments on a regional and international level.
“President Klaus Iohannis evoked, together with his interlocutor, the very good level of the bilateral relation, in the context of celebrating this year 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, highlighting the similarity of stands on aspects regarding the regional, European and international agenda, which provides a good basis for their further development,” the release reads.
The two officials underscored the importance of strengthening the economic cooperation, as well as the bilateral political dialogue, President Klaus Iohannis reiterating the invitation extended to his Croatian counterpart of paying a visit to Romania.
In this context, the head of state hailed the introduction, in the near future, of direct flights between the two capitals.
During the discussion, they also maintained the importance of a close Romanian-Croatian coordination in the perspective of the two countries holding for the first time the presidency of the Council of the European Union, under the same trio, alongside Finland.
According to the release, the Croatian official underscored his country’s position in the sense of a European project of an undivided and inclusive Union.
Source: Romanian Presidential Administration press release.