Date: 15/04/2010 CAPE VERDE PRIME MINISTER MEETS EU CHAIRMAN BARROSO IN BRUSSELLS
EU President Jose Barroso and Cape Verde Prime Minister Josť Maria Pereira Neves reaffirmed today their shared values and common interests, in particular as regards the Special Partnership between the European Union and Cape Verde in force since the end of 2007. Both personalities asserted that bilateral relations between Cape Verde and the EU are excellent and evolve constantly in the frame of this Special Partnership. Additionally, Cape Verde is very committed to regional integration and the European Commission supports the intensification of this process.
This continued special relationship further strengthens Cape Verde's standing in the international community and also will benefit future investment in the country.