Coordination of Romania, Bulgaria’s accession to Schengen Area, agreed upon by Corlatean, Mikov
Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean, and President of Bulgaria‘s National Assembly Mihail Raykov Mikov, agreed during their meeting, upon coordination in terms of priority files, such as the two countries’ joining the Schengen Area, shows a Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) release issued.
Corlatean voiced interest in intensifying economic exchanges between the two countries, based on the current significant potential, which must be capitalized on.
In this context, Minister Corlatean referred to the importance of operating the Calafat — Vidin Bridge, recalling the excellent cooperation between Romania and Bulgaria within the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, which is a model of regional cooperation at the EU level. He also highlighted the important role of energy cooperation and reminded the relevance of the relevant joint projects, such as the completion of the gas interconnector at Giurgiu — Ruse, the release informs.
The meeting between the two officials has contributed to deepening the Romanian-Bulgarian bilateral dialogue, including the parliamentary one, and represented a good opportunity to assess the political, diplomatic and economic cooperation between the two states, the MAE informs.