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Prime Minister Boyko Borissov had a phone conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump
16 December 2016
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov had a phone conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump. The two discussed the current international and internal political situation, thereby noting the excellent partnership hitherto of the two countries and expressing their expectations that it will continue to unfold under the new American administration.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov informed Donald Trump about the macroeconomic indicators of our country, mentioning the economic growth, which is among the highest in Europe, the zero inflation, the low taxes, and low foreign debt. He pointed out that this stability and Bulgaria’s role in the region turn it into one of the safest places for investments. The measures being taken by our country in respect to diversification of energy sources and routes were also discussed.
The Prime Minister reiterated his position that normalization of the situation in the world and Europe in particular after the onset of the migration crisis could be achieved only with ceasing the war conflicts, which are the reason for the refuge flows. Borissov underlined the role of the leaders of the biggest countries in this process. “You have taken a huge burden on your shoulders, it is a matter of human lives all over the world,” said the Prime Minister to the President-elect.
Donald Trump expressed his expectations that a meeting between the two will soon take place, at which in a personal conversation they would have the opportunity to widen the bilateral cooperation. For the forthcoming Christmas holidays, through Prime Minister Borissov he conveyed his wishes for wellbeing and success of the entire Bulgarian people.
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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