Bulgaria, Malta Should Sync Up EU Presidency Agendas
Friday, 18 November 2016
The presidents of Bulgaria and Malta have agreed that the two countries should align their EU Presidency agendas in 2017 and 2018 to ensure they focus on realistic and feasible priorities that would lead to tangible results for the European citizens, the press office of the Bulgarian head of state said in a statement.
Meeting in Valletta, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Maltese counterpart Marie Louise Coleiro Preca also agreed that migration, protecting the EU's external borders and security issues should be among the top priorities on the bloc's agenda in 2017 and 2018 when the two countries take over the EU Presidency, the statement said.
The two heads of state exchanged views on topical European and international issues, on interaction within the EU and on deepening bilateral relations.