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Meeting of Minister Delegate for European Affairs, George Ciamba, with representatives of the government of the Republic of Panama

Type: 
Press release
Date: 
03/04/19

Minister Delegate for European Affairs, George Ciamba, met with representatives of the Government of the Republic of Panama on March 4 2019.

The visit of the Panamanian officials took place in the context of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council. Minister Ciamba and the foreign officials discussed the priorities of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council concerning the promotion of Europe’s global role, by continuing the implementation of the Global Strategy.

The Romanian official reiterated the fact that the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council intends to contribute to strengthening the role of the European Union in the multilateral architecture, including by facilitating the dialogue with global partners, on topics of common interest. Furthermore, the talks addressed topics related to the taxation and fraud countering efforts of the European Union; the Romanian official expressed the willingness to facilitate a constructive exchange of views.

The members of the Panamanian delegation expressed the commitment of their country to the principles of the international agreements in force, underlining the importance of implementing and strengthening the global rules agreed in formats of international cooperation.

The officials also analysed the bilateral relations prospects. Both parties underlined their interest to energize their bilateral relations, including by high level contacts and by identifying new sectoral cooperation opportunities.