Armenia, Bulgaria to Work Together on Major Transport Corridors

Politics » DIPLOMACY | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 11:40
Bulgaria: Armenia, Bulgaria to Work Together on Major Transport Corridors Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov. File photo, BGNES

Armenia and Bulgaria are beginning a feasibility study of two transport corridor projects, the two countries' top diplomats said on Friday.

The news was announced during a visit of Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandyan to Sofia.

"The Silk Road and the transport corridor going under [sic!] Iran via Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and from there enters the territory of the EU in Bulgaria, [reaching] the Bulgarian ports of Burgas and Varna," the Bulgarian National Radio quotes Mitov as saying.

Nalbandyan noted he and Mitov had a "common approach" to transportation projects, adding he had discussed with his Bulgarian counterpart and other Bulgarian politicians prospects of bilateral partnership in the IT business, agriculture, and healthcare.

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