site.btaPM Donev Confers with President Aliyev over Working Lunch
Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Galab Donev on Friday conferred over a working lunch with visiting Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the Government Information Service said.
During the talks, the head of government highlighted energy cooperation and Azerbaijan's contribution as a reliable partner and guarantor of the security of gas supplies to Bulgaria and the European Union.
Donev familiarized Aliyev with the caretaker cabinet's serious and purposeful efforts for the commissioning of the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector. The PM pointed out that the excellent long-term partnership between Sofia and Baku provides a good point of departure to consider options for Bulgaria getting additional quantities of gas from Azerbaijan. Considering the strategic location of Bulgaria and Azerbaijan along the East-West corridor, Donev stressed the potential benefits for both countries of deepening their transport and connectivity cooperation.