President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Titus Corlăţean

Ljubljana, 5. 11. 2013 | press release

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Titus Corlăţean, and his delegation. President Pahor and Minister Corlăţean mainly discussed the enhancement of economic cooperation and agreed that there are ample opportunities for that particularly in the area of information and communication technology, wood and food processing industry, in the production and sale of pharmaceutical products, and in the area of transport and logistics. The two politicians agreed that bilateral relations between the two countries are good and friendly, and that there are no outstanding issues.

President Pahor and Minister Corlăţean exchanged views on topical issues of the European Union, devoting particular attention to the social and economic conditions. The Minister sincerely thanked President Pahor for Slovenia's support to Romania's entry into the Schengen area, and asked for continuous support in this direction.

Minister Corlăţean welcomed the "Brdo Process" initiative, which is a relevant contribution to other forms of regional cooperation. They both agreed that regional cooperation is essential to accelerate economic development and stability in the region, and the mentioned initiative also contributes to this. During the discussion, the Minister also highlighted the importance of the Eastern European Partnership Summit, which will take place at the end of this month in Vilnius, where the signing of the Association and Free-Trade Agreement with Ukraine is expected.

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Titus Corlăţean, and his delegation.
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