A joint meeting, in Warsaw, between the Governments of Romania and Poland occasioned the signing of bilateral documents in mutual interest
An Agreement has been signed between the Government of Romania and the Government of the Republic of Poland on cooperation in the field of the defense industry.
Another bilateral document is the Action Plan for 2022-2026.
The heads of diplomacy of the two countries also formalized a Memorandum of Understanding between the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland on diplomatic and academic cooperation.
A Memorandum of Understanding on enhancing cooperation in the field of state reserves and providing resources for crisis situations was signed by representatives of the two countries.
The Romanian Press Agency, Agerpres, reports that the Romania-Poland relationship is based on the Strategic Partnership established in October 2009 and renewed in March 2015, at the level of heads of state, as well as on the 2016-2020 Action Plan subsumed to it, which was adopted in December 2015. The dynamism, complexity, and scale of the interaction between Romania and Poland are reflected in the extremely rich agenda of political and diplomatic contacts at all levels and very good cooperation within NATO and the EU, as well as at the regional level. in terms of security issues – Bucharest Format – B9 and Trilateral Romania – Poland – Turkey – and that of economic development – Three Seas Initiative – I3M).
The Romanian and Polish prime ministers, Nicolae Ciuca and Mateusz Morawiecki, discussed on Thursday the energy and gas situation affecting both countries.
“We have discussed what we can do together to address the energy and gas situation affecting both countries. We have also sought to find solutions together and continue to support the two countries, which can also be We are in the third round of intergovernmental consultations. It is important and relevant to emphasize that together we have decided to support both Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova and Georgia in their accession to the European Union “, said Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca at the end of a meeting of the governments of Romania and Poland.
“It is also very important to emphasize that together we are looking for solutions so that the two projects within the Three Seas Initiative – we are talking about the road infrastructure Via Carpatia and Rail2Sea - can be materialized, and at the level of the Romanian Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, as well as the one in Poland, today, at the joint meeting, we could see a lot of determination and a lot of decision that very soon on both sides to be able to carry out the activities where the foundation stone for this infrastructure is practically laid which we want together “, Nicolae Ciucă specified.
Taking into account the security situation, the Prime Minister reiterated that Romania and Poland are two security pillars on the eastern flank.
“Again, taking into account the security situation, I want to reiterate that Romania and Poland, as we both like to admit, are two security pillars on the eastern flank, will continue to work together and develop their capabilities and, “Together, under the umbrella of the North Atlantic Alliance and the European Union, we must continue to face any aggression, even aggression from the Russian Federation,” concluded Prime Minister Ciuca.
Poland remains one of Romania’s most important trading partners in the region. As of November 31, 2021, the volume of trade was 8.355 billion euros, up 24.91% compared to November 31, 2020, the quoted source said.
According to the National Office of the Trade Register, on October 31, 2020, 1,246 companies with Polish participation in the share capital were registered in Romania (0.54% of the companies with foreign participation in the share capital), representing a total subscribed capital of 443.176 million euro (0.97% of foreign-invested capital).