During the meeting, Baconschi and Lieberman reiterated that the bilateral relations are at an excellent phase and underscored the need to strengthen such ties by concrete cooperation projects. The Israeli foreign minister voiced interest in strengthening the relations with the European Union and thanked Romania for its support. The talks focused on an exploration into priority issues of common interest that are to be examined in depth during Lieberman’s visit to Romania.
The Romanian and Israeli top diplomats swapped views with respect to the current phase and prospects relating to the bilateral exchanges and cooperation in all fields. The Romanian minister highlighted the special role played by the Israeli business community in boosting the development of the Romanian investments, particularly amid the current global downturn, the ministry said.
The two officials reviewed the main topics on the international and regional agenda, with the talks focusing on the prospects of the Middle East peace process, the Iranian nuclear file and the deepened relations between the EU and Israel.