Josep Borrell: ““Eastern Partnership” is a success story”
- 11 June 2020
“The “Eastern Partnership” is a success story. We would like this story to continue. There are many issues that we can solve”, said Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy at the press conference held today after the video conference of the ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EU “Eastern partnership” countries, APA reports.
He said in terms of expansion of cooperation, the today’s conference has been useful.
According to J. Borrell, the strengthening of cooperation in transport and energy issues has been set as a goal.
“During the meeting, we conveyed our messages to our partners. In this hard situation, we stand by our partners. We also discussed the ways of fighting against COVID-19 pandemic and the future of the “Eastern partnership”. The “Eastern Partnership” will be a priority in the foreign policy of the European Union. During the meeting, we also exchanged views regarding provision of support to small entrepreneurs who sustained damage from the pandemic in the “Eastern Partnership” countries”, J. Borrell stressed.