President Klaus Iohannis is attending the informal meeting alongside the Bulgarian and Austrian counterparts in Ruse on Friday.
The meeting gets together the presidents of the three countries that will successively hold the EU Council Presidency this year and in the first semester of 2019.
“We are committed to work together to ensure coordination and continuity between the current Bulgarian Presidency of the
#EUCouncil and the upcoming Austrian and Romanian ones,” President Iohannis has tweeted.
Talks have focused on the current European agenda in order to facilitate a good coordination and cooperation during the three mandates at the helm of EU Council, the Presidential Administration informed.
According to a Presidency’s press release, Iohannis expressed Romania’s interest in collaborating with Bulgaria and Austria to meet the common target to get the European agenda advanced in the interest of the citizens. At the same time, the President underlined that, while the EU Council Presidency, Romania will aim at promoting a pragmatic approach and feasible targets, so that European citizens should benefit of the European project and of its concrete results.
Klaus Iohannis and the Austrian and Bulgarian presidents attended the conference “The sustainable development of the Danube Delta and the regional interconnection”, organized by Angel Kanchev University in Ruse, Bulgaria.
Iohannis also had bilateral meetings with Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev and Austria’s head of state Alexander Van der Bellen.