Praia, April 21 (Inforpress) – Foreign Minister Luis Filipe Tavares is visiting four countries in Central and Eastern Europe to mobilize support for the process of strengthening and expanding the Special Partnership with the European Union.
Luis Filipe Tavares, who is accompanied by the Permanent Representative of Cabo Verde in the European Union, Jose Filomeno de Carvalho, intends, with the authorities of those countries, “to re-launch bilateral cooperation, currently non-existent, due to the profound changes in the European Union “.
At the same time as the Cabo Verde / European Union Special Partnership completes 10 years of existence, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Communities and Minister of Defense wants to secure the support of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Austria and all European Union members in the process of strengthening and expanding the Special Partnership, but also of bilateral cooperation, “focusing on cooperation for development and economic and trade relations”.
A press release issued by the Government’s Communication and Image Office, to which Inforpress had access, reports that Minister Luis Filipe Tavares was “warmly received” by his Czech counterpart, Lubomir Zaorálec, and the two leaders agreed “to work together in the sense of deepening the Special Partnership “.
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