Ukraine, Moldova expect to sign agreement to build road bridge across Dniester River by mid-2023 - PM
MOSCOW. Dec 6 (Interfax) - Ukraine and Moldova expect to sign an agreement on the construction of a highway bridge across the Dniester River on the common border by the middle of 2023, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said.
"Constant communication between Moldova and Ukraine at the highest state level makes us stronger," Shmygal said at a joint press conference with Moldovan Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita on Tuesday, according to Ukrainian media reports.
The parties reached a number of agreements, in particular, those to continue the removal of administrative and procedural barriers for an easier movement of people and goods across the border, to intensify the format of dialogue in the Ukraine-Moldova-Romania triangle, for which a meeting of the heads of government of the three countries will be held in 2023, and to set up a bilateral working group for the coordination of Ukrainian and Moldovan integration into the European Union, he said.
"We expect to sign an agreement on the construction of a road bridge across the Dniester River on the common border by the middle of 2023. This will expand our joint logistical capabilities," Shmygal said.
Besides, 2023 will be the year of Ukrainian culture in Moldova, Shmygal said.