Visit of Vladimir Filat, Moldovan Prime Minister, to Štefan Füle: extracts from the joint press briefing
Type: Summary of press conference
End production: 23/06/2011 First transmission: 23/06/2011
Štefan Füle, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, received Vladimir Filat, Moldovan Prime Minister, on 23 June 2011 in Brussels. They took stock of the rapidly developing relationship between the EU and Moldova, within the framework of the Eastern Partnership.
They held a joint press briefing after their meeting.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Štefan Füle, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, and Vladimir Filat, Moldovan Prime Minister, entering the meeting room
||Round table (9 shots)
||Vladimir Filat and Štefan Füle beginning the press conference
||Soundbite by Štefan Füle (in ENGLISH) saying that Vladimir Filat and himself share the understanding that the recent local elections have confirmed broad popular support for reforms and for the European integration; it is now important that the alliance reaches out to the opposition and that all political forces in Moldova jointly engage in the European reform agenda in the benefit of the citizens of Moldova.
||Soundbite by Štefan Füle (in ENGLISH) saying that they talked about the priorities related to the European agenda, the fight against corruption, the reform of the judicial and law enforcement system where he expects a substantial contribution from the European Commission in terms of financial support, direct budgetary support.
||Soundbite by Štefan Füle (in ENGLISH) saying that overall their shared assessment was preparing for the second Warsaw Eastern Partnership Summit; Moldova is on a good track using effectively the instrument the Eastern Partnership offers, whether it's an association agreement or visa liberalization action plan.
||Soundbite by Vladimir Filat (in MOLDOVAN) (2 shots)
||Vladimir Filat and Štefan Füle shaking hands and leaving