Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov invited his Bulgarian opposite number Solomon Pasi to visit Moscow. The chiefs of the Russian and Bulgarian foreign policy establishments had a meeting in Bucharest within the framework of a meeting of the foreign ministerial council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Timeframe for a visit by the Bulgarian foreign minister will be coordinated through the diplomatic canals. The two foreign ministers expressed interest in the development of bilateral relations and observed that there are no reasons standing in the way of their dynamic promotion. Special attention in the course of the meeting was given to the development of trade-economic relations.
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed