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2021-08-03 17:00:00

The Presidents of Bulgaria and Turkey Discussed the Complicated Wildfire Situation and Decreasing The Pressure of Migration

During a phone call, the Bulgarian Head of State expressed his condolences to his Turkish counterpart for the victims of fires in our Southern neighbour

Head of State Rumen Radev and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an discussed the situation, complicated by wildfires in Turkey and Bulgaria, as well as decreasing the pressure of migration during a phone call today.

The Bulgarian Head of State offered his condolences for the victims of the fire and expressed solidarity with the efforts at overcoming the emergency. “We are following the situation in Turkey with concern and hope it is quickly put under control,” stated Rumen Radev, and added that our country is also facing a complicated situation and has committed all its forces and equipment to dealing with the fires. Bulgaria expresses its readiness for the governments of both countries to discuss any need for cooperation on behalf of Bulgaria to overcome the damage of the disaster.

Bulgaria highly appreciates the efforts of Turkey in controlling the increased pressure of migration at its border with Iran, stated the Bulgarian head of State. Bulgaria also detected complications in the migration situation, the President stated. He further added that our country expects Turkey to continue, as it has thus far, to implement the agreements achieved in 2016 with the EU in the field of illegal migration.                                      

Presidents Radev and Erdo?an expressed their readiness to continue the bilateral political dialogue and deepen economic and trade cooperation.

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