Foreign Ministries of Ukraine, Moldova and Romania agreed to launch a trilateral format of cooperation

20:08 15 September Kyiv, Ukraine

Foreign Ministers of Moldova and Romania, Nicu Popescu and Bogdan Aurescu, arrived in Odessa on Thursday, where, together with their Ukrainian counterpart, they agreed to launch a trilateral format of cooperation.

Dmitry Kuleba announced this on Twitter.
"Today in Odessa, I received the foreign ministers of Moldova and Romania to launch a new trilateral format. Together with the energy ministers, we focused on energy security and agreed to implement a number of projects that will expand the supply of electricity from Ukraine to Moldova.
As noted in the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, this ministerial meeting is the first in the history of trilateral relations between Ukraine, Moldova and Romania. It was also attended by representatives of national regulators and leading energy companies of the three countries.

In a joint communiqué, the heads of the foreign affairs agencies reaffirmed their support for Ukraine in the fight against Russia, condemned Russian aggression and provocations, as well as assistance to Kyiv and Chisinau on the path to European integration.

Also, Ukraine, Moldova and Romania agreed to conclude a trilateral agreement to strengthen the interconnectedness of energy supply between the three countries and start working with the European Commission on its immediate implementation, including funding.

The parties expressed their readiness to hold regular meetings. The next meeting, the date of which has not yet been announced, will relate to building up the transit potential of Ukraine, Moldova and Romania.