MIL OSI Translation. Region: France and French Territories –
Source: Republic of France – Foreign Affairs in French
Nathalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs, will travel to Bucharest from 9 to 11 January 2019, while Romania takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Minister for European Affairs will be received by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă and will hold talks with George Ciamba, Minister Delegate for European Affairs.
Mrs Loiseau will express France’s support for the success of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which will have to deal with major issues. The Romanian Presidency will have to finalize the revision of the European asylum system, taking into account the principles of solidarity and responsibility, and advance the discussions on the European Union’s 2021-2027 budget by reconciling traditional policies and financing of the European Union. new priorities. France also expects the Romanian presidency to advance the work on digital taxation, social Europe, the fight against terrorism and defense Europe, and to the European Union, among which the defense of multilateralism. Mrs Loiseau will confirm to the Romanian authorities the support of France for the preparation of the Sibiu Summit, on 9 May, where the leaders of the 27 Member States, based in particular on the results of the Citizens’ consultations, which took place from April to October 2018 in 27 Member States, will outline the strategic agenda of the European Union for 2019-2024. The Minister for European Affairs will also underline the importance, in the run-up to the elections to the European Parliament, of the promotion of the European project and of common European values. This trip is an extension of the recent meeting in Paris of the President of the European Parliament. Republic with his Romanian counterpart, Klaus Iohannis, on November 27th. The two Heads of State inaugurated the France-Romania 2019 Season and adopted a declaration underlining their shared goal of “a more efficient, stronger and safer Europe”.
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