Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union BG

PRIME MINISTER BOYKO BORISSOV SPOKE WITH KOSOVO PRIME MINISTER RAMUSH HARADINAJ

04.06.2018

 

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj in Tirana. The two Heads of Government spoke at Haradinaj's request in the margins of the Aqaba Process on the Balkans in the Albanian capital.

 

Ramush Haradinaj highlighted the leadership role of the Bulgarian Prime Minister in focusing Europe's attention on the countries from the Western Balkans and thanked for the efforts of the Bulgarian Presidency to achieve progress with the integration of the countries from the region. Haradinaj expressed his country's readiness to continue the partnership for the realization of projects on the Balkans.

 

Boyko Borissov and Ramush Haradinaj discussed transport projects for the Balkan countries. Among the highlights during the talks was the construction of Corridor 8, which will connect the Adriatic and the Black Sea. "There is a lot to be done if we want to develop our countries and connect the region with Europe," the Bulgarian Prime Minister said. According to him, the significance and benefits from implementing the projects for the region's connectivity will contribute both to improving the lives of people and to deepening good neighborly relations in this part of the continent. "This is a necessary condition for achieving a good economy, stability, security, and prosperity in the Balkans," the Bulgarian Prime Minister noted.