Bulgaria and Serbia prepare friendship treaty, boost to economic ties

A friendship and good neighbourliness treaty between Bulgaria and Serbia is being prepared, head of state President Rossen Plevneliev said at a joint news conference with Tomislav Nikolić during the Serbian president’s first official visit to Sofia.

Bulgaria and Serbia are to hold joint meetings of the two countries’ governments, work together on the Sofia-Kalotina- Niš motorway which is part of European Transport Corridor 10, a rail line along this corridor, while the two presidents also discussed the possibilities of opening new border checkpoints and of building a gas interconnector between Bulgaria and Serbia.

Also discussed was the idea of a direct air link between Sofia and Belgrade.

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