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Borissov to Rama: As President of the Council of the EU, we will support the efforts of Albania to start the negotiation process for membership in the Union
06 December 2017
Bulgarian and Albanian Prime Ministers Boyko Borissov and Edi Rama held a working meeting a day before the conference, organized by the Bulgarian government and the World Bank in support of the Euro-Atlantic integration and infrastructure connectivity of the Western Balkan countries. Borissov and Rama discussed the development of bilateral relations, highlighting their excellent condition at the political level, as well as the potential for deepening trade and economic contacts.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov pointed out that as President of the EU Council, Bulgaria will support Albania's efforts to join the EU. “We will continue to work closely with your government to support the process of reform in different spheres. Albania can make the necessary progress to create the conditions for a decision to start accession negotiations,” he said.
The two agreed on the notion that regional cooperation plays an important role in strengthening the stability and development in the region. As a priority in this regard, the construction of Corridor 8, which connects the Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea, was pointed out.
Prime Minister Borissov thanked his Albanian counterpart once again for the inclusion of the Bulgarian minority in the Law on the Protection of National Minorities in Albania - an act he described as a manifestation of a European approach and political maturity.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama expressed gratitude for the humanitarian aid provided by Bulgaria for the flood victims that was sent this morning to Tirana. "Bulgaria reacted with an immediate delivery of the most necessary for the people to deal with the disaster, tomorrow a third flight to Tirana is planned to make the next delivery," Borissov said.
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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