Bulgarian PM thanks Turkey for handling of refugees, expresses solidarity after Istanbul attack

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has thanked Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the help that Turkey has given Bulgaria in dealing with the refugee situation and has expressed solidarity with Turkey after the October 10 bomb attack in Ankara.

Borissov was in Turkey for a global forum on migration and development.

He held talks with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu and spoke by telephone with Erdoğan.

According to a Bulgarian government media statement, Borissov told Erdoğan that he hoped that the two would be able to meet after Turkey’s November 1 elections.

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