“We are strategic partners with Greece. The quadrilateral format of talks between Bulgaria,Greece, Romania, and Serbia works very well, especially in the implementation of infrastructural projects.” This is what Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at the beginning of his meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece Nikolaos Dendias.
During the talks, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov put an emphasis on the importance of the acceleration of the implementation of the gas interconnector between Bulgaria and Greece, which is a priority for our country. “This is important for the diversification. We have already fully secured the financing of the Bulgaria-Greece interconnector. The capacity is from 3 to 5 billion cubic meters of gas,” also pointed out the Prime Minister. During the meeting, the desire of Bulgaria and Greece to continue the implementation of other infrastructural and energy-related projects that would be of interest to both states was declared.
During the meeting an emphasis was put on the great potential in tourism that the two countries have developed in recent years, with Prime Minister Borissov highlighting the importance of the Struma highway for the connectivity with our southern neighbor.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the 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 and both states will support any initiative that would help strengthen trade-related and economic ties.