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30 January 2020, 18:39

Belarus, Bulgaria keen to explore new areas of cooperation

Georgi Vasilev and Natalya Kochanova
Georgi Vasilev and Natalya Kochanova

MINSK, 30 January (BelTA) – Belarus and Bulgaria seek to explore new areas of bilateral cooperation. This matter was in focus of a meeting between Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova and Ambassador of Bulgaria to Belarus Georgi Vasilev, BelTA has learned.

The Belarusian parliament intends to contribute to the development of the relations between the two countries the peoples of which have always been like-minded. Natalya Kochanova noted that Belarus and Bulgaria have enhanced the political dialogue and trade and economic cooperation and have strengthened interregional contacts. “The parliaments of the two countries have also established good relations. Our Bulgarian colleagues visited Belarus several times. We are always happy to welcome them and are ready to cooperate. It is very important to us,” she said. During the meeting, the parties discussed a possible visit of a Belarusian parliamentary delegation to Bulgaria.

Belarus-Bulgaria cooperation boasts good dynamics and at the same time has untapped potential, Georgi Vasilev told journalists after the meeting. According to him, the countries should explore new areas of cooperation. “We could achieve much more if we establish cooperation in new areas,” the ambassador believes. He mentioned Belarus' well-developed IT sector as an example.

Georgi Vasilev
Georgi Vasilev

Photos by Maksim Guchek

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