Moldovan President, Maia Sandu paid an official visit to Romania, meeting with her Romanian counterpart, Klaus Iohannis and with the Romanian PM Florin Citu on Tuesday. President Iohannis underscored that Romania remains the main partner of the Republic of Moldova, recalling the consistent support given by Romania to R. of Moldova for the management of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two officials said that this year Romania donated to Moldova medical equipment and protection against COVID-19 worth 2.3 million euros, as well as over 200,000 vaccines, according to a press release issued by the Romanian Presidential Administration.
The aid will continue through the donation of the 6,000 tonnes of diesel oil destined to the farmers from the Republic of Moldova.
President Klaus Iohannis reiterated that Romania will keep on endorsing the European path of the Republic of Moldova.
Moldovan President Maia Sandu thanked for the support offered by Romania in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and appreciated Romania’s support for the European path of the Republic of Moldova, emphasizing that she will continue the efforts to implement the reform agenda in a democratic and European spirit.
Citu: Talks on vaccinating Romanian citizens from R. Moldova in Romania
Prime Minister Florin Citu on Tuesday also had a meeting with the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, discussing about the Romanian citizens of the Republic of Moldova being able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in vaccination centres in Romania, regardless of whether or not they have a domicile in our country.
“No matter which side of the Prut River we live in, we are all concerned with managing the pandemic as well as possible and protect the health of our citizens. Today I’ve had a very good meeting with Mrs Maia Sandu about the vaccination campaign. We have supported the medical system and the citizens of the Republic of Moldova through the donation of vaccines and equipment and we will continue to offer help. I have discussed with President Maia Sandu about the conditions under which Romanian citizens from the Republic of Moldova could get immunised against COVID-19 in vaccination centres in Romania, regardless of whether or not they have a domicile in our country,” Florin Citu wrote on the Government’s Facebook page.
The head of Executive also pointed out that Romania remains the most important partner of the Republic of Moldova and its citizens.
“By continuing to show solidarity and responsibility in the efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we will overcome this period well and we will return to a normal life,” Citu added.