Bulgarian president reaffirms support for realization of Southern Gas Corridor project

Lester Mason
October 13, 2017

He described the intensity of political dialogue between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan as "an example of good relations between our peoples and our countries".

The Bulgarian leader underlined that the volume of trade turnover between the two countries is not satisfactory.

State and government officials of Azerbaijan were introduced to President Rumen Radev, and members of the Bulgarian delegation were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.

"We can achieve better results". "The Southern Gas Corridor that will connect the two countries is a large transnational project, with a financial aspect of Dollars 40 billion and seven countries taking part in it", said Ilham Aliyev, adding that when Azerbaijani gas enters the Bulgarian market, it would open new horizons of cooperation between the two countries.

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev has welcomed the "intention and willingness" of Azerbaijan to start direct flights between Sofia and Baku as of January 1 2018.

The state anthems of Bulgaria and Azerbaijan were played. "Our countries occupy a strategic position in the region, and we must take a full advantage of this position", he said.

The chief of the guard of honor reported to President Ilham Aliyev.

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