Bulgarian and Romanian governments to hold joint meeting

The Romanian government headed by prime minister Victor Ponta and the Bulgarian government led by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov are convening in a joint meeting in Craiova on April 24 to discuss regional projects and stalling Schengen accession efforts, the Romanian government said.

The main objectives of the meeting are consolidating bilateral dialogue at a political and sectorial level and co-ordinating positions in Europe and the region, it said in a media statement. Discussions will focus on actual means and projects for the economy, energy, transportation, regional development, interior affairs, tourism, justice, telecommunications, social policy, agriculture and food industry.

Also discussed will be actual projects under the European Union’s Strategy for the Danube Region.

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(Photo of Ponta and Borissov: Council of the EU)