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President Rumen Radev and Dutch Premier Mark Rutte discuss Bulgaria’s accession to Schengen

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev
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Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev conferred with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte within the frameworks of the NATO Summit in Madrid. President Radev and Premier Rutte have discussed the perspectives for economic and investment cooperation, which could contribute to the modernization of Bulgaria’s economy. The two also discussed topics on the EU agenda, including Bulgaria’s accession to the Schengen Area.

“You still see in the NATO area that there are countries that are hesitant to supply heavy weapons to the Ukrainian army”. Mark Rutte said for Politico. Rutte said he did not want to name and shame “because if you do so, then you also know that they are definitely not going to do it”, Mark Rutte said further.


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