Bulgarian FM to Meet Lavrov at Black Sea Economic Cooperation Council

Diplomacy | July 1, 2016, Friday // 09:46|  views

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov. Photo: BGNES

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov will attend the 34th meeting of the Council of foreign ministers of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Sochi on Friday.

In Sochi, Mitov will also hold bilateral a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, who will chair the council in his capacity as foreign minister of the country holding the rotating chairmanship of BSEC.

Speaking in parliament on Thursday, the Bulgarian foreign minister said that energy will be among the topics to be discussed at their meeting with Lavrov.

Mitov refrained from revealing any further details on the issues to be raised during the meeting with his Russian counterpart.

The Bulgarian foreign minister will also hold bilateral meetings with his Turkish and Moldovan counterparts, respectively Mevlut Cavusoglu and Andrei Galbur.

The council of the foreign ministers was preceded by a meeting of the committee of senior officials on Wednesday and Thursday.

At the end of the council, the chairmanship of BSEC will be handed to Serbia which will hold it until the end of the year.

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Tags: Mevlut Cavusoglu, moldova, turkey, Sergey Lavrov, Daniel Mitov, Russia, BSEC, Bulgaria, Black Sea


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