Romanian President Basescu on official visit to UK, talks about frigates, energy & IT projects

Romanian President Traian Basescu, who is on an official visit to UK, arrived on Monday at the residence of the British Prime Minister David Cameron. The two talked about Romania’s positive positive path in the cooperation and verification mechanism, as well as about continuing the future modernization project for the two frigates purchased from UK.

Another discussed subject was the Europe 2020 strategy, according to the Romanian President. The British Prime Minister said that Romania and UK are “natural partners”, adding that one of the topics discussed was about cooperation in the energy and IT sectors. Also, Traian Basescu and David Cameron signed a joint declaration during the meeting, extending the strategic partnership between Romania and UK.

During his official visit to London, the Romanian President also held a speech at the “London School of Economics and Political Science”.

President Traian Basescu on Monday started his official visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is due to end on Tuesday. His visit also included a meeting with John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, and with business people from the City.

Irina Popescu, irina.popescu@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: Romanian presidency)