Relations between Bulgaria and Ukraine Rest on Solid Foundation - Deputy PM Nikolova

May 20 (BTA) - The traditionally good relations between
Bulgaria and Ukraine rest on a solid foundation and have deep
roots, Bulgaria Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and
Demographic Policy Mariyana Nikolova told Ukraine's newly
elected President Volodymyr Zelensky during his inauguration
ceremony at the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament) on
Monday, the Bulgarian Government's information service reported
in a press release.

During the meeting, held at Zelensky's invitation, Nikolova
voiced her belief in the future positive development of
bilateral relations. She also sent Prime Minister Boyko
Borissov's congratulations, who wishes Zelensky a successful
term in office and fruitful joint cooperation and partnership in
 the interest of the two countries' peoples. President Zelensky
assured Nikolova that there is full continuity and building upon
 the existing relations in bilateral political and economic
dialogue, as well as the protection of the rights of the
Bulgarian national minority in Ukraine. Zelensky expressed
interest in the development of the tourism exchange between the
two countries.

President Zelensky's inauguration ceremony was attended by over
100 international delegations, among which were the presidents
of Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia, parliament
chairs, prime ministers, deputy prime ministers, ministers and
other distinguished guests.

After his inauguration, the new Ukrainian President welcomed the
 heads of the foreign delegations and diplomatic missions in the
 Mariyinsky Palace. LI/MY

Source: Sofia