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11 APR 2008

RCC Secretary General and Moldovan Prime Minister discuss priorities of upcoming Moldovan regional chairmanship

CHISINAU/SARAJEVO – The Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biscevic, met in Chisinau today with the Moldovan Prime Minister Zinaida Grecieanii, to discuss priorities of the upcoming Moldovan Chairmanship of the South Eastern Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP).

“Our work in the coming year will centre around the priority areas of development in South Eastern Europe as set out by the present Bulgarian SEECP Chairmanship,” said RCC Secretary General Biscevic. “The RCC will run these themes through its six units for economic and social development, energy and infrastructure, justice and home affairs, security cooperation, building human capital, and parliamentary cooperation.”

The two officials highlighted that cooperation within the SEECP, as a regional political body, and the RCC, as an operational body, is a platform for realization of European and Euro-Atlantic integration goals of the countries of South Eastern Europe.

The RCC Secretary General Biscevic was also received by the Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Andrei Stratan.

On 21 May 2008, Moldova will take over the one-year SEECP Chairmanship from the current chair Bulgaria.

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