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USAID, Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry Endorse Agreement to Strengthen Bilateral Development Cooperation

USAIDThe U.S. Agency for International Development and Romania’s foreign ministry have entered into an agreement to promote development cooperation between the U.S. and Romania.

USAID said Wednesday the agreement seeks to enhance U.S.-Romanian collaboration in agendas such as democracy, local governance, health, education, civil society and the European Union regional integration.

USAID Associate Administrator Eric Postel and Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu signed the memorandum of understanding, which indicated that USAID and the Romanian foreign affairs ministry will jointly participate in strategic policy planning and implementation, the agency noted.

“It is our firm belief that by working closely with partners in this region, we can further advance democracy, rule of law, economic growth, energy security and the region’s greater integration with the European Union,” Postel said.

USAID added that the countries will also participate in an annual development dialogue to help understand individual development policies, develop bilateral coordination and collaboration proposals and pinpoint shared priorities.

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