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Moldovan deputy premier for reintegration meets EUBAM mission head

15.02.2012
Moldovan deputy premier for reintegration meets EUBAM mission head

EUBAMThe Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration Eugen Carpov met the head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM), Udo Burkholder, in Chisinau on February 14th. The discussion focused on recent evolutions in the Transnistrian region, as well as the Transnistrian conflict settlement process, according to the Bureau for Reintegration.

The officials discussed problems related to the Transnistrian segment of the Moldovan-Ukrainian border. In this context, Eugen Carpov noted that the EUBAM Mission has an important role in the present customs regime on the Transnistrian segment of the Moldovan-Ukrainian border, exchange of information, mechanisms and ways of improving exports in the region.

At the same time, the deputy prime minister for reintegration praised the positive role of the EUBAM Mission to provide necessary consultative and technical assistance to adjust the concerned sectors to the European and international standards.

The deputy prime minister said that groups of customs experts from Chisinau and Tiraspol are to work out a technological scheme, from the viewpoint of the customs examination, for the resumption of the freight railway communication via the Transnistrian region. Carpov stressed the need that, in this process, Moldova observes the international principles and commitments towards its international partners. At the same time, the Moldovan official reiterated the topical character of the EUBAM Mission's technical proposals in the context of resuming the railway communication across the region.

The head of the EUBAM Mission, General Udo Burkholder said EUBAM fully backs the resumption of the Moldovan trains' movement on the Transnistrian segment. He emphasized that this is not only a recovery under the economic aspect, but also under the one of bolsetring confidence between the two banks of the Dniestre.

The two officials highlighted the mission's potential to contribute to the Transnistrian conflict settlement process, as well as the importance attached by the Moldovan side to the objectives provided for in the EUBAM mandate.

Source: www.moldpres.md