Nothing Wrong in Cooperation with North Korea, Bulgarian FM
Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin believes there is nothing wrong in signing an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with North Korea.
"In October 2010, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov proposed such a program, and it was ratified for a period of 3 years. All we are doing is renewing this framework agreement", Vigenin said.
On Wednesday, Bulgaria's cabinet formally approved a draft intergovernmental program for cooperation with North Korea in the areas of research, education and culture. This stirred some public outcry and social media went viral with posts about how Bulgaria was revisiting its communist-era ties.
"In the past, activities under this agreement have been rather limited, mostly exchanged participation in film and cultural festivals. As for the media, we hardly have something to learn from the North Koreans, but perhaps we can be helpful in some ways", the minister added.
Vigenin specified that Bulgaria, like all other EU member states, has a diplomatic mission in Pyongyang, and such agreements are nothing unusual.
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Just when you think that BG has hit an all time low, they top it with another unbelievable decision. "Of all the gin joints" they pick NORTH Korea! And of course Kristian Vinegar Guts doesn't see anything wrong with that, because his ego is HUGE and disproportionate to his brain, that you cannot tell him anything, he doesn't listen and is super defensive, arrogant and authoritarian.
Yep, Bulgaria has trouble dealing with and conducting themselves properly with NORMAL countries at the best of times: but they think that having relations with NK is a rather good thing. For what, may I ask Vinegar Guts - is it to learn how to execute relatives of those in government if you step out of line? That'll be useful won't it. Perhaps we could start executing some of the BG Mafia in our "government" with proven track records. Hmm, just a thought.