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Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Siarto
03 November 2017
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Siarto defined the bilateral political and economic relations as excellent. At a meeting at the Council of Ministers today, they noted the significance of the agreement on economic cooperation that was signed last year, which has stimulated the closer contacts between the business and the institutions of the two states.
Peter Siarto is in Sofia for the First Session of the Bulgarian-Hungarian Intergovernmental Committee for Economic Cooperation and the Bulgarian-Hungarian Business Forum. The expectation was stated that those will contribute to the further clarification of current economic topics and will entail the establishment of new partnerships.
Prime Minister Borissov and Minister Siarto pointed out that the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU reflect issues that are also important for Hungary, such as the Western Balkans, the future of Europe, the guarantee for the security of European citizens, the Multiannual Financial Framework, and the Cohesion Policy. Borissov highlighted that the Bulgarian Presidency will work for the attainment of a broad consensus on the main topics from the EU agenda and will rely on constructiveness and solidarity on the side of member states.
The Prime Minister expressed gratitude for the continuous support of Hungary for the Bulgarian accession to Schengen, which remains a government priority.
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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