Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his hope that Bulgaria will continue supporting Turkey on its way to the EU integration.
This visit is late, I wanted to make it earlier,” Erdogan said at a press conference at the Bulgarian Council of Ministers. The meeting between our ministers was very fruitful,” Erdogan remarked.
There is an intensive process of cooperation between Turkey and Bulgaria in the fields of economy, politics, culture. The merchandise exchange has reached impressive figures despite the standstill as a result of the financial crisis.
The Turkish PM expressed hopes that the merchandise exchange between the two countries will soon top USD 5 billion. Erdogan added that the joint efforts on Nabucco gas pipeline are one of the most important steps.