30 May 2018 14:49

Medvedev discussing with Bulgarian PM economic cooperation issues

MOSCOW. May 30 (Interfax) - The agenda of the meeting in Moscow between Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov includes trade and economic cooperation and other vital issues.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Russian prime minister said contacts between the two countries "have intensified considerably" lately.

"Today you will have a big meeting with the president of our country, and now we could discuss specific parameters of our trade and economic cooperation and some other issues that are vital to our countries," Medvedev said.

The Bulgarian prime minister, for his part, said he will be happy "to use the opportunity to also discuss the issue of our economic relations, tourism, and issues relating to counterterrorism, energy projects in the spheres in which we could help each other, and all other projects that you find appropriate."

"Thank you for the wonderful weather [...] I thank your team, the ministers, Mr Alekperov [Lukoil CEO who attended the meeting] for the opportunity of meeting with you," Borissov said.