Bulgarian PM Borissov in calls to Netanyahu, Erdogan

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has called his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on his victory in Israel’s March 17 elections, the government media service in Sofia said on March 25.

Borissov wished Netanyahu success in forming a new government, saying that winning the election is only the beginning of a series of challenges and responsibilities, the media statement said.

Borissov and Netanyahu discussed the possibility of a bilateral meeting in the near future and agreed to begin preparations for mutual visits, the statement said.

Separately, Borissov also spoke by telephone on March 24 with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with whom he discussed a number of important issues of bilateral relations.

They paid special attention to energy security and the future of energy projects in the region, the government statement said. This will be one of the main topics of a bilateral meeting that Borissov and Erdogan agreed would be held soon.

Borissov and Erdogan discussed the internal political situations in the countries in the context of the new challenges of international relations and regional security.

Borissov expressed his condolences and deep sympathy to the families of those Turkish citizens who died in the March 24 air crash in the French Alps, the statement said.

(Archive photo: government.bg)



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