European integration

EC will consider Moldovan report on visa regime liberalization achievements in september

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmstrom, has congratulated the Government of Moldova on the drafting and presentation of first report on the visa regime liberalization achievements, pledging to finalize it in September. She provided the statement at a meeting with Prime Minister Vladimir Filat in Brussels.
INFOTAG, 24 June 2011, 16:25

According to the Government press service, she said that Moldova showed an impressive dynamics of meeting conditions of the EU-Moldova visa regime liberalization. According to her, a meeting for the drafting of further measures will be convoked right after the document publication.

Filat said the Government will consecutively try to obtain the visa regime liberalization to approach the first-priority goal - European integration of Moldova.

At the meeting with European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Michel Barnier, the parts considered problems on Moldova joining the Single European Sky and perspectives of the Moldova-EU Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) signing.

The European Commissioner said the European Commission (EC) is ready to help Moldova prepare to the negotiations, namely, in respect of department related to market and services.

The issues in the field of customs and tax cooperation were considered at the meeting of Moldovan Premier with Algirdas Semeta - the European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud - who expressed willingness to help Moldova adjust the customs and tax sectors in conformity with European standards.

The Prime Minister invited Algirdas Semeta to pay a visit to Moldova in view of the signing of agreement on strategic cooperation in the customs field. The visit may be paid before the end of the year.

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