Moldova – Meeting between Mme Catherine Colonna and her counterpart (09 Jun. 2022)


Mme Catherine Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, received her Moldovan counterpart, Mr Nicu Popescu, today.

The Minister paid tribute to the great solidarity shown by the Moldovan authorities and people in coming to the aid of people fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. She recalled France’s desire to continue its support for Moldova to help it deal with the consequences of the Russian aggression in Ukraine. She called for swift, resolute action to find practical solutions to limit the consequences of the war on global food security.

The Minister told her counterpart that France supports Moldova’s wish to move closer to the European Union. In this context, she discussed the role the European Political Community could play in supporting Moldova along that path.

The two ministers talked about issues of bilateral cooperation between France and Moldova, and their desire to work together to strengthen it.