Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union BG

PRIME MINISTERS BORISSOV AND MEDVEDEV DISCUSSED OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEEPENING ECONOMIC RELATIONS

30.05.2018

 

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev discussed deepening of the cooperation in trade and the economy, as well as in the fields of energy, tourism, and transport.

 

Dmitry Medvedev highlighted that in the recent years the partnership between the two countries has been intensifying. "We can now discuss particular parameters of our trade and economic cooperation," the Russian Prime Minister said.

 

The Bulgarian Prime Minister noted that the priority topics in relations between Bulgaria and Russia remain the fight against terrorism, security, the economy, tourism, and energy. "The world is indeed a very difficult place with unending conflicts. We and Europe are very much affected by the migratory wave," added Boyko Borissov.

 

The meeting was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Dontchev, the Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov, the Minister of Culture Boil Banov, the Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, and the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova, who are part of the official delegation led by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in Moscow.

 

Later today, the Bulgarian Prime Minister will also meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin.