Moldova will be receiving natural gas from the regional European networks. A Memorandum-Agreement on Moldova’s inclusion into the Central East South Europe Gas Connectivity (CESEC) High Level Group was signed in Brussels by Prime Minister of Moldova Valery Strelets and Vice President of the European Commission for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, which will contribute to that process.
In the course of the meeting, Valery Strelets said energy security is one of Moldova’s priorities and hailed the permanent support of the European Union in upgrading the energy potential through implementation of energy infrastructure development projects.
Maroš Šefčovič, in turn, suggested that the Moldovan and European experts develop an action plan for cooperation and raising financial assistance from donor-organizations after the feasibility study is completed.
Summing up the results of the meeting, the vice president of the European Commission hailed the Moldovan Government’s interest in development of alternative energy sources saying the EU is ready to provide the necessary expert support to Moldova in the field.
Valery Strelets, for his turn, stressed the importance of bringing the Moldovan legislation in the energy field in harmony with the EU standards, in particular, pointing at the introduction of the European Third Energy Package.