Prime Minister Boyko Borissov held a video conference with the President of the European Council Charles Michel. The two discussed the Recovery Plan for Europe in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the new long-term EU budget.
President Radev described the sanctions imposed under the Global Magnitsky Act as a strong sign in support of Bulgarian citizens’ striving for strengthening democracy, justice and transparency. This is the USA’s contribution to fighting corruption, as well as to strengthening democracy and promoting the potential of Bulgarian economy, stated Mr. Antony Blinken.
The Government’s commitment to prepare fair and free election is fulfilled in full. I am confident that we have done the best to that end, said Prime Minister Stefan Yanev when he met with Mrs. Tana de Zulueta, Head of the Limited Election Observation Mission (LEOM) to the Republic of Bulgaria of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE/ODIHR).
Further the discussion covered the option to let the flight recorder (“black box”) of the crashed MiG-29 aircraft be analyzed in a laboratory of the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG based in the Russian Federation. The travel formalities have been cleared and Bulgarian military will be free to take there the “black box” in the coming days.