Deputy Foreign and European Integration Minister Daniela Morari met Ambassador of Finland to Moldova Päivi Pohjanheimo on 5 September, the Foreign and European Integration Ministry’s information and media relations service has reported, Moldpres informs.
The officials approached the agenda of priority reforms and its correlation with dialogue and cooperation with foreign partners.
Morari reiterated the importance for implementing the EU-Moldova Association Agreement on the entire reformation of the country. She presented the priorities for the second semester 2016 and the actions already taken for launching negotiations on new EU-Moldova Association Agenda (2017-2020), as well as the elaboration of new national plan on implementing the Association Agreement for 2017-2019.
Also, the sides expressed common interest in deepening the bilateral political dialogue at high level and at the level of experts, as well as boosting cooperation on friendship parliamentary groups. In the same context, Morari underlined the importance of support and assistance of Finland in preparing the national experts for participation in crisis management operations of the EU, as well as in terms of common defense and security policy.
Päivi Pohjanheimo participated in a closing conference of Twinning Project “Consolidation and Strengthening External Public Audit in Moldova”, funded by EU and implemented in partnership with the HAUS Finnish Institute of Public Management.