AGERPRES correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Monday that her country wanted its economic relations with Romania to reach the level of the political ones; she pointed out the interest in the projects aimed at upgrading hydropower stations, the IT and modern technologies.
“I would like the economic relations to reach the level of the political ones. (…) The transport link between Romania and Croatia, Zagreb and Bucharest respectively, is important, and as regards the Danube region we consider that Croatia has not fully used the potential of the Danube corridor,” said Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
As to energy cooperation, the Croatian president underscored that Romania was one of the countries that have done a lot regarding energy independence; she declared that one of Croatia’s objectives was to make the terminal on the Krk Island one of the most important such facilities.
“From an energy standpoint, Croatia is interested in all Romania’s projects, including the upgrading of hydropower stations, but also the IT and modern technologies,” said the Croatian president.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic estimated that Romania and Croatia had similar problems in terms of the fight against corruption and for a stronger judiciary system, for social security and for the reform of the healthcare, pension and education systems. More…