During a joint conference European Commission President Juncker and Bulgarian Prime Minister Borissov discussed the priorities of the Bulgaria’s EU Presidency semester. They agreed on the aim of a higher connection between Western Balkans and the rest of Europe. Juncker, concerning Bulgaria, showed himself pleased by the progresses achieved in the economy, but that there is still some work to do in order to join the ERM-2. About Turkey, he stated that of course an attempt should be made to normalize relations, but that progress will not be achieved until there are journalists in Turkish prisons.
Economy Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi, from the 9th to 11th of April, participates at the eighth edition