Moldova announced about work on joining the European Union

Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova Popescu: the country hopes, wants and works on joining the EU

Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Nikolai Popescu spoke about the country's work on joining the European Union, RIA Novosti reports.

“Moldova hopes, wants and works on joining the European Union, including within the framework of the Eastern Partnership”. We hope to receive a higher level of support from the EU for those projects that will bring our country closer to the EU, ”Popescu said.

Earlier, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova asked to provide them with access to the economic zone of the European Union. In the opinion of the leaders of these countries, the unification of the economic space will accelerate the integration with the EU.

“The Prime Ministers of the Associated Troika stated that their desire is to gain access to the Common Economic Space of the European Union and to maximize sectoral cooperation to ensure the physical integration of the Associated Countries into the European Union, “the Georgian Cabinet of Ministers explained.

Former Lithuanian Prime Minister, MEP Andrius Kubilius expressed the opinion that all three republics will be able to become EU members no earlier than 2040.