4 August 2014

Malta’s bilateral relations, our allies and windows of opportunity

Malta Independent 26/07/2014: Even though Malta’s cooperation with neighbouring North African, Asian and European countries has blossomed and yielded significant results over the years, our closest bilateral relations are undisputedly with the United Kingdom. Be it because Malta was a British colony for a significant period of time or otherwise, Maltese governments have worked hand in hand with British governments. While cooperation with the United Kingdom should continue and expand, I believe that other windows of opportunity exist for Malta, and it should seize each and every opportunity to strengthen its foreign relations. Such relations have, very recently, led to major investments from Asian countries such as China, which were described as groundbreaking. However, we don’t necessarily need to look as far as China because opportunities exist for closer cooperation with neighbouring Mediterranean countries...read on.