Bulgaria and Croatia to boost economic cooperation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has met with Croatian Parliament Speaker Boris Sprem on Friday, announced the press service of the President’s Office.

Boris Sprem is visiting Bulgaria on the occasion of the ratification of Croatia’s EU Treaty of Accession in the Bulgarian parliament.

At their meeting Rosen Plevneliev and Boris Sprem emphasized on the strong cultural bonds between Bulgarians and Croats and the excellent political dialog between all institutions of the two countries. Rosen Plevneliev said Bulgaria supported without reservation Croatia’s efforts and reforms for completing its European integration process. Boris Sprem expressed his gratitude for the quick ratification of Croatia’s EU Treaty of Accession in the Bulgarian parliament and voiced his hope Bulgaria would keep on supporting Croatia until it achieves its full EU membership.

Rosen Plevneliev and Boris Sprem noted both countries wanted to retain the macroeconomic stability in Bulgaria and Croatia, encourage foreign investments, step up effectiveness in the fight with corruption and organized crime and improve business environment. They both believe bilateral trade and economic partnership can develop further and direct investments in infrastructure, tourism and energy can increase.

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