The Republic of Moldova receives the European Commission’s questionnaire on the application for EU membership. The ceremonial event took place on April 11 and it is the most important step of Moldova’s journey to joining the European family.
The European Commission’s questionnaire on Moldova’s application for EU membership was handed over to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova, Nicu Popescu, by the Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi.
The answers we will give to the questions in this questionnaire will be an x-ray of our current situation, showing how ready we are to join the European Union and, at the same time, will show us where we need to put more effort. Our country is accelerating its European path. We reiterated that we are part of Europe geographically and through the identity we carry, the values we share, the Romanian language, the official language of the EU we speak, and the shared history we have.Nicu Popescu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova,
The Minister also stated that society’s answers would be involved, not just the authorities and that an intense period of work will be expected, as accession to the European Union is a country project aimed at the future of society.
A total of 369 questions are included in the European Commission’s questionnaire on Moldova’s application for EU membership. The questionnaire was also delivered to Georgia on April 11.
On March 2022, on the same day as Georgia, the Republic of Moldova submitted its application for membership in the European Union.
The regional context makes it easier and more desirable for the non-member states to enter a form of protection, whether the EU or NATO. And, as the North-Atlantic Alliance is a sensitive subject now, the EU opens its doors to other countries in the region, including Moldova. Romania remains the biggest supporter of the Republic of Moldova to join the EU, and it will continue to help the neighbouring country’s accession.