Visit of Štefan Füle, to Moldova
Chişinău - Government,Chişinău - Presidential Palace
Štefan Füle, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, was in Chișinău, Moldova, on 3 and 4 October 2013 to participate in the fifth meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.
On 3 October, Štefan Füle also had bilateral meetings with Nicolae Timofti, President of Moldova, and with Iurie Leancă, Moldovan Prime Minister. He held a joint press conference with Iurie Leancă after their meeting.
They discussed issues on the bilateral agenda between the EU and Moldova, the state of reforms in Moldova, the benefits of EU/Moldova cooperation and the planned initialising at the Vilnius Summit of November 2013 of the Association Agreement between the EU and Moldova.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Arrival of Štefan Füle, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, by car, at the President's Office in Chișinău, Moldova (2 shots)
||Štefan Füle, Member of the EC in charge of Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, meeting Nicolae Timofti, President of Moldova: handshake and round table (5 shots)
||Exterior view of the Government building (2 shots)
||Štefan Füle meeting Iurie Leancă, Moldovan Prime Minister: handshake and round table (7 shots)
||Štefan Füle and Iurie Leancă walking in the press conference room
||Soundbite by Iurie Leancă (in MOLDOVAN) saying that he is glad to welcome Štefan Füle, who is a good old friend of Moldova.
||Cutaway: general view of the press conference
||Soundbite by Štefan Füle (ENGLISH) saying that Moldova's efforts to implement European values make Moldova an important partner for the EU and also an Eastern Partnership frontrunner.
||Soundbite by Štefan Füle (ENGLISH) saying that the time has come for the citizens on both sides of the Nistru (Dniester river), both to understand and feel the benefits of this closer and closer cooperation between the EU and Moldova. (3 shots)
||Štefan Füle and Iurie Leancă leaving the press conference room
||EU and Moldovan flags