Bulgarian, Austrian presidents back European integration of western Balkans

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev and his Austrian counterpart and host in Vienna, Heinz Fischer, have stated the position shared by the two countries in support of the European integration of the western Balkans, and discussed ways to speed up the process in the region, the Bulgarian President’s office said.

“Together with President Fischer we place the integration of the West Balkans at the centre of our policy. Austria is an engine of this integration and we once again discussed the ways in which we can contribute to speeding up the process in the countries in the region,” Plevneliev said, according to the statement by his office on March 17.

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