The importance of stability in the Balkans and migration were the main issues discussed in seperate meetings between New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the president and then the prime minister of Bulgaria, during his visit to the country on Monday.
During his talks with President Rosen Plevneliev and Premier Boyko Borisov, both sides expressed their concern over the recent statements by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan concerning the Treaty of Lausanne and his threats to allow refugees to cross over to Europe. Mitsotakis said the Treaty constitutes the “cornerstone on which Greek-Turkish relations are based”.
He also discussed the strategic cooperation between Greece and Bulgaria for stability in the region and both sides agreed to strengthen and deepen bilateral cooperation.
Concerning migration, both sides agreed for the need to find a European solution to the problem and increase cooperation in security between the two countries.