Mogherini meets Moldova’s President to discuss implementation of crucial reforms

10-09-2019
Photo: European Union
Photo: European Union

On 5 September, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met with Igor Dodon, President of the Republic of Moldova, to discuss the country’s latest developments and the need for implementation of crucial reforms.

During the meeting, Mogherini underlined the EU's expectations for Moldovan authorities to take forward coherent and collective work in implementing key reforms, as tangible and continued progress was vital in order to resume the full range of EU support.

In particular, Mogherini highlighted that progress is needed when it comes to the reform of justice, fight against corruption and depoliticising of institutions, for the benefit of the people.

Following the peaceful transition of power in early summer, the EU released some budget support payments and is currently assessing the fulfilment of conditions for macro financial assistance, but the EU support continues to be based on tangible progress.

Mogherini appreciated the commitment of both the government and the President to address the reforms and challenges ahead.

The High Representative and the President also discussed regional issues.

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