Prime Minister Boyko Borissov spoke over phone with the Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. The two leaders agreed to develop closer co-operation and co-ordination in response to the pandemic. The aim is for the two countries to cooperate more actively by exchanging experience and good practices in the fight against COVID-19. “The State of Israel is achieving extremely high results in the fight against the coronavirus,” said Prime Minister Borissov and then added that Bulgaria is the country with the softest measures in the European Union while it is able to control the spread of the disease.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu also agreed to work on facilitating citizens’ travel between the two countries. A possible avenue could be the vaccination against COVID-19. The Bulgarian Prime Minister expressed confidence that in the near future Bulgaria and Israel would be able to limit the spread of the pandemic in their territories, and relations between the two countries would be back to the previous active level.
During the conversation, the two leaders noted the upward development of relations between the two countries in a spirit of friendship and mutual trust. Thanks to the joint efforts of Prime Ministers Borissov and Netanyahu, political relations between Bulgaria and the State of Israel are intensive and have surged significantly in recent years. Prime Minister Boyko Borissov expressed confidence that the active bilateral dialogue is of mutual interest for both countries, which have fruitful cooperation in a number of areas, including at the international level.