President Radev Accepted an Invitation for a Meeting for ErdoganDiplomacy | March 23, 2018, Friday // 16:05| views
Head of State Roumen Radev responded to the invitation by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to hold a personal meeting, the head of state's presidential secretariat announced.
"I share the desire of you to hold a personal meeting in the near future, and I propose that it be held within the forthcoming NATO Summit in July this year in Brussels, where we will have the opportunity to discuss in more depth the development of cooperation and dialogue at the highest level between our countries, "said the Bulgarian President's letter to his Turkish counterpart.
His letter is in response to "the heartfelt congratulations of his Turkish counterpart on the occasion of Bulgaria's National Day, as well as the call for a summit meeting between the presidents of the two countries in the near future."
Recently, Radev said he would not attend the meeting between European leaders and Erdogan in Varna, because "I never intrude where I am not invited." He advised the Prime Minister that "the role of Bulgaria in this meeting should not be limited to a mere host ".