Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Thursday paid a visit to Prague at the invitation of his Czech counterpart Jan Lipavsky as this country is presently holding the EU rotating presidency. Talks focused on prospects of deepening the bilateral political-diplomatic dialogue as well as strengthening the sectoral cooperation in fields of mutual interest such as energy, transport, logistics, tourism and agriculture. The two ministers also referred to the joint objectives at European level in the wake of the Summit in Madrid and before the upcoming NATO Foreign Ministers meeting Romania is to host in autumn. The two sides discussed the multidimensional impact of the Russian aggression against Ukraine. The two ministers had an exchange of opinions on the regional security, the situation of the Ukrainian refugees and the impact on other key issues such as food safety and energy security. Topical issues on the European agenda were also discussed and Minister Lipavsky reiterated his country’s staunch support for Romania’s Schengen accession.