President Iohannis to meet Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday
President Klaus Iohannis will meet the members of the Commissioners College at the Cotroceni Palace on Friday and will have a meeting with the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, in the light of Romania’s taking over the Presidency of the EU Council as of January 1, 2019.
“The topic of discussions is related to the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council, focusing on the main European files that Romania will manage during this period”, reads a press release by the Presidential Administration.
The above-mentioned source said that Romania’s President will underline that Romania’s exerting the rotating Presidency of the EU Council for the first time will represent “a good opportunity to reaffirm the commitment in the favour of enhancing the European project”.
“President Klaus Iohannis will highlight the fact that Romania wants to exert a successful mandate, aimed at concrete results that should contribute to advancing the European agenda, taking into account though the complex context where it will carry out the activity in the coming six months,” the press release further says.