Prime Minister Pavel Filip meets US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon

21-09-2017 21:11
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During the official visit to New York, Prime Minister Pavel Filip had a bilateral meeting with US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon.

 

The meeting focused on strengthening the bilateral dialogue between Moldova and the USA.

 

In this context, Pavel Filip said that the Moldovan government had initiated the registration procedure on the agenda of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly of an item entitled: “Withdrawal of foreign military forces from Moldova”.

 

“We urge the US to support and encourage the adoption of a resolution by the UN General Assembly on the withdrawal of foreign troops illegally staying in the country”, the premier said.

 

Another topic is related to consolidate the US-Moldova Strategic Dialogue by conducting meetings at level of sector coordinators and working groups.

 

In this context, Pavel Filip thanked for the assistance provided by the USA over the past 25 years and funds that contributed to modernization of the state for the benefit of citizens and increase their confidence in the pro-Western direction of development of the country.

 

For his part, Thomas Shannon encouraged the government to continue reforms aimed at modernizing the country and raising the quality of life of Moldovan citizens.

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