Bulgaria, Romania discuss negotiations about Black Sea border issue

Senior officials from the foreign ministries of Bulgaria and Romania have held discussions on the negotiation process about the delimitation of the Black Sea border between the two countries.

The talks were held in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia on December 9 2013 between Bulgarian foreign ministry permanent secretary Georgi Dimitrov and Romanian state secretary Bogdan Aurescu.

A statement after the meeting said that the discussions between Dimitrov and Aurescu were the result of an arrangement made in August 2013 between the foreign ministers of Romania and Bulgaria regarding “the conduct of an analysis of the current progress and the intensification of the bilateral talks on the topic”

The officials assessed the stage of the negotiations, held only at “expert level” so far, and discussed the opportunities, the prospects and the future schedule of meetings, according to the statement.

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