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President Radev and Premier Mitsotakis call for common European approach to security in the region

| updated on 10/14/20 5:57 PM
Kyriakos Mitsotakis (L) and Rumen Radev (R)
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Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev and Greece’s Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed in Athens prospects for development of strategic partnership between the two countries, joint investments and cooperation on defense, BNR reports.

The security challenges in the region require a common European approach, Bulgaria’s head of state Radev noted. President Radev and Premier Mitsotakis agreed that energy, transport and digital connectivity in Southeast Europe is important not only for the region, but for the EU as well. Rumen Radev congratulated Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Microsoft’s decision to invest USD 1 billion in Greece and voiced hopes that parthership between the two countries in information technology and digitalization will deepen.

Bulgaria and Greece show that there can be peace, goon neighbor relations and fruitful cooperation in the Balkans, President Radev pointed out at the meeting with his Greek counterpart Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Both countries prove that they can not only successfully overcome the legacy of the past, but also develop a strategic partnership, President Radev said. Relations between Sofia and Athens are based on a common vision of peace and stability in the region, Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said.

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