I am confident that today's visit will boost economic relations, first of all, as at the political level we have no open bilateral issues and have always been countries of the same mind when it comes to international issues, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said at a plenary meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway, Ine Soreide, Focus N
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov congratulated all Bulgarians on the occasion of one of the most memorable dates in Bulgarian history - the Unification of Bulgaria.
"I congratulate all Bulgarians at today's great holiday! The union of the Principality of Bulgaria with Eastern Rumelia is a great and just victory for us, "the Prime Minister wrote on his official Facebook profile.
Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu attended a Gymnich informal meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Helsinki, Thursday and Friday, where she also had a meeting with the High EU Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva discussed the European perspective of the Republic of Northern Macedonia with her colleague Nikola Dimitrov. The two spoke in Helsinki during an informal meeting of the first EU diplomats with their counterparts from the six countries of the Western Balkans.
The informal EU foreign ministers' meeting in Helsinki ends in today.
The agenda of the first diplomats includes a discussion on the Arctic and a working session with the countries of the Western Balkans and Turkey on regional cooperation.
The protests in Hong Kong are also expected to be discussed today.