"We are strategic partners with Greece. The four-party format of talks between Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Serbia works very well, especially in the implementation of infrastructure projects", Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said this at the start of his meeting with Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias on September 11.
"This is important for diversification. We have already fully secured the financing of the Bulgaria-Greece interconnector. The capacity is from 3 to 5 billion cubic metres of gas, the Prime Minister added. During the meeting, Bulgaria and Greece declared willingness to continue the implementation of other infrastructure and energy projects that would be of interest to both countries.
The meeting also highlighted the great potential in tourism that the two countries have been developing in recent years, with Prime Minister Borissov stressing the importance of Struma motorway for connectivity with our southern neighbour, the government press office said.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Greek Minister Nikolaos Dendias agreed that there are excellent bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Greece that will continue to be promoted in all areas of mutual interest. During the meeting, it was pointed out that economic cooperation remains a priority in the bilateral partnership, and both parties support any initiative that would help to strengthen trade and economic ties.