Energy diversification in Southeastern Europe and Bulgaria's joining the joint projects of Israel, Cyprus and Greece for the future supplies of natural gas from the ?ast Mediterranean sea to Europe were discussed by President Rumen Radev and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades at a meeting held at 2 Dondukov street.
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Tuesday that his country wishes to participate in the trilateral cooperation among Cyprus, Greece, and Israel in the energy field, saying his country is a "natural continuation" geographically.
He also said his country wishes to enhance its relations with Cyprus, particularly in the fields of energy, economy, and investments.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia's energy plans are moving forward while criticizing Ankara for seeking preconditions for dialogue.
Anastasiades, who attended an event for the Maronite community on Sunday, told reporters that Nicosia would press on with energy plans even if Turkey were to propose a drilling freeze on all sides.