Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister, Estonian Ambassador: EU’s Security Requires Solidarity, Unity
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Toomas Kukk, Ambassador of Estonia to Bulgaria, have agreed on the importance of a unified and solidarity-based approach of the EU to issues concerning it security.
During a meeting on Monday, Mitov and Kukk also reached agreement on the fact that the two countries were facing common challenges, according to the press office of Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry.
Mitov noted that achieving energy diversification was a key aspect of security.
He emphasized the importance of the construction of the Bulgaria-Greece gas grid interconnection for Bulgaria and the EU.
The talks between Mitov and Cook focused on the preparation for the rotating EU Council Presidency in 2018, sharing expertise on the development of e-government, and the establishment of an EU Energy Union.
Mitov and Kukk agreed that enhancing bilateral relations between the two foreign ministries was essential for the coordinated preparation of the upcoming EU Council Presidency in 2018, with Estonia scheduled to hold the Council presidency from January to June and Bulgaria from July to December.