President Plevneliev, Vice-President Biden Discuss Ukraine

Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 16:41|  views

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the Ukraine crisis with US Vice-President Joe Biden over a phone conversation on Thursday.

Plevneliev and Biden agreed that Ukraine needs international support in order to maintain its unity, sovereignty, and democracy. They both believe Russia needs to take measures in order to de-escalate tensions in the region, Standartnews revealed.

Vice-President Biden reassured Plevneliev in the US’s commitment to guarantee the security of its NATO partners. He also thanked the Bulgarian head of state for the efforts the country is putting into strengthening the Alliance.

The two also talked about energy issues, and how to make the EU states more independent in that aspect.

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