Boyko Borissov

    • PMs Borissov, Netanyahu agree to cooperate in fight against Covid-19

      PMs Borissov, Netanyahu agree to cooperate in fight against Covid-19

      Prime Minister Boyko Borissov had a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday. The two leaders agreed to develop closer cooperation and coordination in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The aim is for the two countries to cooperate more actively by exchanging experience and good practices in the fight against Covid-19.

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    • PM Borissov: Coming generations will never forgive us for failing to reach a compromise

      PM Borissov: Coming generations will never forgive us for failing to reach a compromise

      “I have always thought that solutions can be found at the negotiating table. The current and the coming generations will never forgive either Bulgaria or the Republic of North Macedonia for failing to reach a compromise that would have created a path forward,” Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said during his meeting earlier today with Vlado Buchkovski, special representative of the government of the Republic of North Macedonia to Bulgaria, the Council of Ministers announced.

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    • Borissov to Paris Peace Forum: Covid-19 is an awful weapon

      Borissov to Paris Peace Forum: Covid-19 is an awful weapon

      “Covid-19 is an awful weapon that has been unleashed upon the world. I call it a weapon because it has taken a lot of lives and caused economic and financial damage,” PM Boyko Borissov posted on Facebook, clarifying that these words were part of his address to the Paris Peace Forum, which has been moved to mostly online this year.

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    • Bulgarian PM urges better mobilisation in coping with Covid-19 surge

      Bulgarian PM urges better mobilisation in coping with Covid-19 surge

      During an online working meeting of the government on Monday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov called for better mobilisation in coping with the pandemic. He said, as quoted by the government information service, that each minister should be on the frontline in their area of work “unfailingly, so that the government, together with the Bulgarian people, act together like a fist against the pandemic”.

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    • PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

      PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

      We have launched a procedure for searching an opportunity to build a new nuclear power facility on No 2 site of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). This was posted by PM Boyko Borissov on his Facebook page after the Council of Ministers’ Meeting. The reason was the decision of the cabinet to give a mandate to the Bulgarian Energy Holding to study the possibility for construction of unit 7 of the NPP as well as to negotiate with US companies.

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    • Borissov: New F-16s are evidence of our will to modernise the army

      Borissov: New F-16s are evidence of our will to modernise the army

      The acquisition of the F-16 Block 70 jet fighters is more than a transaction, it is evidence of Bulgaria's wish to complete the modernisation of its armed forces with an eye to achieving real operational compatibility with the rest of the NATO member countries. This statement was made by PM Boyko Borissov at a meeting with representatives of the US defence company Lockheed Martin, from which Bulgaria bought the fighter aircraft for its army, the Council of Ministers announced. US Ambassador to Sofia, H.E. Herro Mustafa participated in the conversation as well.

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    • PM Borissov to the UN: The coronavirus disrupted people's lives, long-term measures are needed

      PM Borissov to the UN: The coronavirus disrupted people's lives, long-term measures are needed

      “There is no alternative to the United Nations in developing international law and multilateral cooperation. Moreover, in the current situation of coronavirus pandemic, the world more than ever needs the UN as a moral leader,” stated Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in his speech during the General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, which is being held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the press service of the Council of Ministers announced.

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    • Balkan Stream enters its final phase

      Balkan Stream enters its final phase

      With the implementation of Balkan Stream, Bulgaria turns into a regional strategic gas distribution centre and guarantees diversification of natural gas supplies. The project is entering its final phase. This was posted by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Facebook. Before that, he inspected the construction site of Balkan Stream from air, via a government helicopter.

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    • Borissov calls for common European medical shield

      Borissov calls for common European medical shield

      Creating an EU medical shield – i.e. a common protocol for action featuring coulour codes of red, yellow and green denoting levels of severity – is what PM Boyko Borissov urged for in his speech at the Bled Strategic Forum in the Slovenian resort town of Bled, which brought together Central and Southeastern European leaders. The main topic of discussion was the future of the community post Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bulgarian premier made remarks twice during the forum.

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