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Maldives: Relations with EU better than ever before, says MEP Zdechovský by Zunana Zalif February 26,2021   |  Source: Raajje

Nearly 40 years since Maldives established relations with the European Union, the current relationship is the “best in history”, remarks Member of the European Parliament Tomáš Zdechovský. Joining RaajjeTV for an exclusive interview during his trip to the island nation, the MEP was at a loss for words when questioned regarding the current relationship between Maldives and EU and how it has been developing.

Maldives-EU relations

“I cannot describe it” said an ecstatic MEP who stated that the current relationship is in a state where if the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid visited Europe, everybody wanted to meet him, like never before. Zdechovský went on to note that the current politicians are very well-educated, is capable of enlightening things very well in the EU and can be a very practical part of the international community. The MEP stated that right now Maldives is a very reliable partner, who “promises something” and “does it”, while three years ago no one trusted the island nation’s actions and showed no interest in the Maldives.

How can the EU assist the Maldives most right now?

Highlighting that there are many areas in which EU can assist Maldives right now, MEP Zdechovský stated that assisting Maldives like a strong


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