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Council of Europe Secretary General to pay visit to Chisinau

17:37 | 19.05.2017 Category: Official

Chisinau, 19 May /MOLDPRES/ - Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and  European Integration Minister Andrei Galbur had a meeting with Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland in Nicosia, Cyprus, today, the Foreign and European Integration Ministry’s information and media communication service has reported.

The officials exchanged opinions on topical issues concerning Moldova’s cooperation with the Council of Europe (CoE).

The European official stressed the priority attention on the justice reform and fighting corruption, assuring the Moldovan authorities of the Council of Europe’s full support to this end.

As for the Transnistrian conflict settlement process, the sides welcomed projects of measures on strengthening trust on the two banks of Dniester, including the attention paid to identifying solutions to ensure the functionality of the Latin-script schools from the Transnistrian region.

To develop and strengthen the constructive partnership between Moldova and CoE in diverse fields, the officials agreed to continue the bilateral discussions in Chisinau, during an official visit by Thorbjorn Jagland, scheduled for 29-30 May 2017, as well as participation in an event on the launch of the Moldova-CoE action plan for 2017-2020.