President Klaus Iohannis is participating Wednesday through Thursday in the informal meeting of the European Council in Salzburg, topics regarding migration, the EU internal security, as well as the latest developments on the UK's withdrawal process from the Union featuring on the agenda.According to a press release of the Presidential Administration sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday, President Klaus Iohannis will advocate for the continuation of discussions regarding the Dublin Regulation in view of obtaining a consensual solution capable of ensuring balance between the solidarity and the responsibility of the member states, while preserving the voluntary nature of any form of relocation of the persons in need of international protection.
Moreover, in view of implementing the European council's conclusions in June, the head of state will underline that Romania is open to constructively contribute to debates regarding the two new concepts - "regional disembarkation platforms" and "controlled centres."
Klaus Iohannis will show that Romania upholds the consolidation demarches of the coordination between the member states and the European institutions for an efficient management of the numerous security challenges the EU is facing. Moreover, the cited source specifies, President Iohannis will underscore that Romania gives special importance to cyber security, both from the perspective of its global nature, which needs the strengthening of cooperation within the Union and with international partners, but also from that of the need to create a reliable, safe and open European cyber ecosystem .
In the Brexit context, President Iohannis will reiterate the importance of the European Union's maintaining a united, coherent voice in the negotiation process with the British side so as to obtain an withdrawal agreement fair to all parties. Klaus Iohannis will show that for Romania, the protection of the rights and interests of the citizens who live in the United Kingdom is paramount. At the same time, the head of state will plead for the closest possible post-Brexit relation between the EU and the United Kingdom.