Immediately after his arrival in Podgorica, Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean was received by the President of the Republic of Montenegro, Filip Vujanović.
President Vujanović extended condolences on behalf of the Montenegrin people over the tragedy in which Romanian nationals were involved in the territory of his country. Moreover, he expressed full solidarity and reiterated the full support of the authorities of the Republic of Montenegro so that, jointly with the Romanian authorities, the best ways of managing the situation should be mapped out.
In his turn, Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean thanked for the involvement of the Montenegrin authorities and the way they have so far cooperated with the Romanian authorities on the spot. He extended thanks to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, and to Foreign Minister Igor Lukšić, for their commitment to grant support from the very first moment. Likewise, he expressed gratitude for the generosity of Montenegrin nationals who offered direct help at the site of the crash or donated blood for the Romanians injured in the accident.
After the reception by the President of Montenegro, Minister Titus Corlăţean, alongside the Ministry of Health State Secretary dr. Raed Arafat, will go to the hospital in Podgorica to visit the Romanian nationals who were injured. The Romanian Foreign Minister will coordinate the ongoing actions designed to help complete, with the support of the Montenegrin authorities, all the procedures making it possible to bring the survivors back home and to repatriate the deceased.