📩 11/12/2018 17:08
Fast train attack from Çipras: Greek Prime Minister Aleksis Cipras said, “We are planning a Burgas-Alexandroupoli high-speed train connection that will connect the Aegean Sea to the Black Sea.
"We are planning a Burgas-Alexandroupoli high-speed train connection that will connect the Aegean Sea to the Black Sea," Greek Prime Minister Aleksis Cipras said. said.
Cipras and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov held a joint press conference at the Boyana Presidency in Sofia, following the 3rd Bulgaria-Greece Intergovernmental Meeting.
Stating that the governments of the two countries should leave some historical differences and cooperate especially in the fields of tourism and trade, Çipras said, “Bulgaria and Greece can be two countries that can give an example of constructive cooperation during these difficult times in the region.” he spoke.
Çipras said, “We are planning to establish a Burgas-Alexandroupoli high-speed train connection that will connect the Aegean Sea to the Black Sea. We are now re-evaluating the Burgas-Alexandroupoli Pipeline Project in Greece, by creating a common center. ” used expressions.
Crises in the region
Pointing out that there are serious threats in the region, Çipras said, “We are witnessing three crises. One of them is economical. This crisis has significantly affected Greece and to a lesser extent Bulgaria. The second is the refugee crisis. This mostly affected Greece. Thirdly, there is a security crisis. ” found the assessment.
Cipras reported that they will act jointly with Bulgaria to overcome the refugee crisis in Europe and make such meetings a tradition.
"We have always supported each other with Greece in a crisis environment," Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov said. Stability is needed in this region. Although we belong to different political families, we both agree in critical areas. ” said.
Stating that they are evaluating all the risks in front of the two neighboring countries, Borisov said, “Our countries will act in full harmony in the field of defense and bring potential problems to the agenda of the European Union (EU) together.” he spoke.
Flood raids to be addressed
Borisov pointed out that mutual talks will be held to prevent floods in Greece as a result of flooding dams in Bulgaria in the autumn and winter periods.
Stressing that the two countries should be more flexible with regard to energy projects, Borisov said, “We are forming the outer border of the EU and we will make a joint effort to achieve results on projects and prevent them from being removed from these projects.” used expressions.
Recalling that the relations between the bilateral countries are based on mutual trust and understanding, Borisov said, “Crises erupt in the Balkans in a very short time. History has shown this before. We want to protect peace and security in the region. ” made the evaluation.
- Reconciliation signed
Following the intergovernmental meeting, Bulgaria and Greece signed agreements on cooperation and co-operation in tourism, education and culture.
On the other hand, Greek Prime Minister Cipras was received by President Rosen Plevneliev as part of his contacts in Bulgaria.