Montenegrin PM signs Charter of Regional Cooperation in SEE
24. October 2008. | 10:18
The PM of Montenegro said that his country established as a priority its EU integration and the consolidation of its cooperation with the states in its area.
Montenegrin PM Milo Djukanovic signed, on Thursday, at Victoria governmental Palace, in the present of Romanian PM Calin Popescu-Tariceanu and Moldovan PM Zinaida Greceanii, the Charter of Regional Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe.
On this occasion, PM Tariceanu hailed the signing of the document by his counterpart from Montenegro, he voiced hope that Montenegro will have an important role in the region.
'I am convinced that Montenegro will make a significant contribution to the most important political forum in South-Eastern Europe, at regional and international level. Our cooperation is very dynamic. Two years ago, the Republic of Moldova signed the same charter, and today PM Greceanii represents the chairmanship-in-office of the South-East European Cooperation Process, SEECP,' said the Romanian prime minister after the signing ceremony.
Calin Popescu-Tariceanu said that, from the position of EU member of Romania, the meeting reflects for Romania, for its region, a few important coordinates of its foreign policy, namely 'concern for the European future of our region, for the setting up of an area of security, stability, prosperity.'
Zinaida Greceanii said the her country supported Montenegro's accession to SEECP, as early as 2007, during a summit of heads of state and government held in Zagreb, and the signing of the charter consolidates 'Montenegro's status as sure partner in the process of regional cooperation.'
'I want to share the experience of my country, which, through admission to SEECP, has demonstrated not only its geographic status, but also its political one, in South-Eastern Europe, contributing to the sustainable growth of the Republic of Moldova, and advancement in the processes of European integration, ' said Greceanii.
The prime minister of Montenegro said that his country established as a priority its EU integration and the consolidation of its cooperation with the states in its area.