On 15 of January 2011 in a festive atmosphere at Romanian Athenaeum was marked the Hungarian takeover of European Union Presidency. H.E. Ambassador of Hungary Oszkar Fuzes has presented briefly the priorities of Hungarian mandate concentrated on West Balkan dimension, fostering European Union dialogue with future members and supporting Romania and Bulgaria becoming full members of Schengen Free Travel Agreement.
H.E. Ambassador of Hungary Oszkar Fuzes presenting Hungarian EU presidency priorities.
The Romanian delegate, Undersecretary of State in Ministry of Culture , Irina Cajal Marin emphasized on Romanian-Hungarian historical cooperation and friendship and on the new dimension of cooperation in the European Union between the two countries. Ambassadors, Romanian political and cultural personalities, present at the event, appreciated also the perfect relationship between Romania and Hungary, the bilateral projects, the cooperation in the European Union institution and in forging a European Union policy more small country friendly and in more touch with the EU member’s countries aspiration. The Hungarian Presidency of European Union will serve as an experience model and an example for Romania at here takeover of European Union Presidency. The political side of the event was accompanied by a splendid cultural performance by Ferenc Liszt Chamber Orchestra which selected a special program destined to underlined Europe unity and cultural lofty .
The personalities present at the event declared that is was the most successful and warm celebration of an European Union Presidency from the moment when Romania join in the European Union and congratulated Hungarian ambassador Oszkar Fuzes and Bajtai Erzsebet for the perfect diplomatic soiree regarded as a symbol of Romanian-Hungarian friendship and cooperation.
The bilateral relation Romania-Turkmenistan has become a rapidly increasing one after the opening of Turkmenistan Embassy in Romania. It could be considered that the bilateral relationship has grown with an outstanding speed becoming a strategic partnership. The visit of Prime Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan H.E. Vepa Hagjyev for Romanian-Turkmen consultation in Bucharest between 24-26 January 2011 it is giving a new dimension and proof of the strength of bilateral relation. On 24 of January 2011 H.E. Prime Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan has held discussion with a Romanian delegation from Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania headed by Professor Anton Caragea in order to build up a coherent strategy for further development and deepening of Romania-Turkmenistan relation.
In his speech Mr. Vepa Hajyev has praised the important part played by Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania in the bilateral relation dynamic and asked for further support from Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation in building under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan a similar institution with the Romanian one. Your successful experience in building a highly successful and influential Institute in the European politics will have his fruition for our part, underlined the distinguish guest. The discussions have touched on a variety of issues ranging from the preparative for a successful high level visit of President of Turkmenistan H.E. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Romania to economic cooperation. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation has emphasized the necessity to fulfill the bilateral agreements reached during his visit in Ashgabat in December 2010 in order to maintain the ascendant path in bilateral relation. So it was reiterated the opening of a Romanian-Turkmen Bilateral Economic Forum in 2011, of a Turkmen Art Exhibition, organizing the first export of Romanian wine on Turkmenistan market and to continue the cultural exchange program with more than 5 Romanian cultural delegations invited in Turkmenistan.
Concluding the discussion Mr. Vepa Hajyev has underlined in the Romanian part approval that Romania-Turkmenistan bilateral political relation could be described as an excellent one, the cooperation in international organizations is also a fruition one and there are all the opportunities for becoming a strategic partnership. The official visit of Prime Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan was a new success of Romanian diplomacy and a new step in building a long term relation with the Central Asia region, especially with Turkmenistan a beacon of democracy, political stability and economic development in the area. The Romanian-Turkmenistan relation is becoming a model for European Union relationship building with Central Asia region.
Relatiile intre Romania si Turkmenistan au cunoscut o inflorire remarcabila, odata cu deschiderea Ambasadei Turkmenistanului in Romania . Se poate aprecia ca relatia intre cele doua tari cunoaste cea mai rapida dinamica devenind un parteneriat strategic . Vizita prim-vice ministrului afacerilor externe Vepa Hajyev pentru consultari romano-turkmene in perioada 24-26 ianuarie 2011 este o noua marturie a amplorii pe care aceste relatii o iau. Astfel in ziua de 24 ianuarie dl. Prim vice-ministru al afacerilor externe al Turkmenistanului a avut discutii cu o delegatie a Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica condusa de Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea pentru a perfecta strategia de dezvoltare a relatiilor bilaterale in urmatoarea perioada.
In discursul sau dl. Vepa Hajyev a apreciat rolul determinant al Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica in dinamizarea relatiilor bilaterale si a solicitat sprijinul Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica pentru realizarea ,sub egida Ministerului Afacerilor Externe al Turkmenistanului, a unui institut similar. ″Experienta de succes a Institutului dvs. ne va fi de mare ajutor in crearea unei institutii care speram sa aiba acelasi succes extraordinar precum Institutul dvs., o forta recunoscuta in politica externa europeana″ , a subliniat distinsul oaspete turkmen. Discutiile au atins subiecte variate precum pregatirea vizitei la nivel inalt a Presedintelui Turkmenistanului, Excelenta Sa Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, in Romania si mai ales dinamica economica.
Prof.dr.Anton Caragea , directorul Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica a subliniat necesitatea indeplinirii acordurilor realizate in perioada vizitei sale la Asghabat ( decembrie 2010) pentru a mentine dinamica bilaterala pozitiva. Astfel s-a convenit realizarea in 2011 a Forumului Economic Romano-Turkmen ,a unei Expozitii de Arta Turkmena la Bucuresti ,a primului export de vin romanesc pe piata turkmena si mentinerea contactelor culturale la acelasi nivel ridicat de pana acum cu peste 5 delegatii culturale romane invitate in Turkmenistan. In concluzia discutiilor dl. Vepa Hajyev a concluzionat in asentimentul prof.dr.Anton Caragea ca relatiile politice sunt excelente , cooperarea in domeniul institutiilor internationale este extensiva si fructoasa si ca exista toate premisele pentru ca cele doua tari sa dezvolte un parteneriat strategic de importanta remarcabila. Vizita oficiala a Prim Vice-Ministrului Afacerilor Externe al Turkmenistanului a fost un nou succes major al diplomatiei romanesti si al construirii unei relatii pe termen lung cu tarile Asiei centrale , in primul rand cu Turkmenistanul, factor de stabilitate politica si democratie in zona. Relatia romano-turkmena devine un adevarat model de succes pentru relatiile Uniunii Europene cu tarile din regiune.