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Prime Minister Borissov met with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia Radmila Sekerinska
02 November 2017
The development of the bilateral relations between Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia was in the focus of the talks between Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Republic of Macedonia Radmila Sekerinska, who is on official visit to Sofia. The two noted the positive reactions internationally after the signing of the Agreement for friendship, cooperation, and good neighborly relations between the two countries in August.
“We must use the momentum in the political process for maintaining the dialogue so as to have more predictability and better results from the improved relations. An important role in this respect is to be played the regular meetings for attaining closed cooperation in tackling important bilateral and regional issues. Such will be the role of the upcoming joint meeting in Strumitsa,” highlighted Prime Minister Borissov.
Sekerinska pointed out that the signed Agreement for friendship is a platform upon which successful cooperation between the two countries in various sectors is to be built.
“Mutual support in the field of defence is of crucial importance for the security of the citizens of the two countries,” added the Prime Minister and welcomed the protocols signed today on cooperation in the field of the air forces and for ensuring laboratory research in the sector.
Borissov confirmed the Bulgarian position in favor of an open dialogue with clear support for the membership of the Republic of Macedonia in NATO and the EU.
The Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, and presidents of the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Supreme Administrative Court presented their positions on the judicial reform to ambassadors of EU member-states and the United States.
After his visit to Vietnam, on the way to Bulgaria, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski paid a short visit to the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. There, the Prime Minister met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Rustam Azimov. Mr. Oresharski and Mr. Azimov discussed bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Uzbekistan , with a an emphasis on economic issues. The two discussed the upcoming meeting of the Joint Committee of the intergovernmental Commission and political consultations in June this year. Discussed was also the possibility the Bulgarian Prime Minister to visit Uzbekistan before the end of the year.
The repair of the road between Drenovets and Ruzhintsi will begin within a month. The Government has provided BGN 2.7 million to repair the railway overpass on Blvd Pannonia, the Minister of Regional Development says
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev announced that he had sent a letter to European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, in which he responds to her criticism regarding the refugee situation in Bulgaria
Dialogue is the only form of communication and the only way that leads to mutually acceptable solutions, said Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova following the meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation
The Minister of Foreign Affairs pointed out that Bulgaria supported Ukraine’s EU association but South Stream gas pipeline was important for us so that we did not depend on relations between third parties for the transit of gas
We will work to complete the 31 km highway section connecting the border and Sofia so that we could have a first class road between the two capitals, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Information
We have made our aware that Bulgaria needs to receive assistance immediately. Many lies were told about the Ministry of Interior Bill. Sofia Directorate of Interior was a subcontractor for a security company, which is not right, the Minister of Interior said.
It is logical that EC begins direct dialogue with the Russian side to clarify South Stream issues. Bulgarian immigration could not be of any concern for Great Britain, the Minister of Foreign Affairs said.
It is possible to lose money due to financial corrections. It is important to identify those responsible for the errors in order to correct errors as soon as possible and protect national interests, said Minister of Environment and Water
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