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Prime Minister Boyko Borissov held a telephone conversation with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki
05 January 2018
The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Poland, Boyko Borissov and Mateusz Morawiecki, discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries in a telephone conversation. The two unequivocally re-confirmed the understanding and good cooperation in a variety of areas that the two countries have built up.
“Poland is a very important country for the European Union,” Prime Minister Borissov said in the context of Warsaw-Brussels relations and highlighted yet again that unity is the positive outcome for the EU. “It is not by accident that this is the motto of the Bulgarian Presidency – United we stand stronger. This is a lesson learned from our own history and, as President of the Council, Bulgaria will seek agreement and work for the unity of the Union,” added Borissov.
The Bulgarian Prime Minister informed his Polish counterpart of the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU and invited him to the summit in Sofia on 17 May, when the leaders will discuss the topic of the “Western Balkans”. “The debate on the future of Europe is related to the debate on the European integration of these countries, their inclusion, stability, prosperity and abidance by the values of the Community," Borissov said.
Boyko Borissov and Mateusz Morawiecki also discussed the possibilities for deepening the cooperation in the field of tourism. Polish tourists who visited Bulgaria between January and November 2017 reached nearly 400,000, which presents a 7,7 percent growth compared to the same period in 2016. There is also a growth in the number of Bulgarian tourists who stayed in Poland – over 60 thousand or 35,3% more compared to the same period for the previous year.
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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