Will the EU-Turkey meeting in Varna?


Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the recent summit meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Varna will be "difficult experience" transmitted EURACTIV.

During today's informal summit in Brussels on European leaders, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis raised the question of the Turkish ship's blockade of gas exploration in the territorial waters of the island. Asking to comment on the matter, Borisov said he had spoken to the Cypriot president, who had expressed his concerns.

The meeting is scheduled for March 26th

Erdogan will meet with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at a meeting on March 26 in Varna, where Borisov will host. The meeting was organized after the lobbying of Borisov, who relies on Turkey to implement the agreement with the EU to stop migration to the Balkan Peninsula.

Asked what he would do about Cypriot concerns during the meeting in Varna, Borisov said that "if some imagine that it is a pleasure for Juncker, Tusk and Erdogan to accept dinner, he is clearly new to politics." is an extremely complex encounter, extremely burdened by expectations and tensions, as far as I know Erdogan and others and know myself, I am far from imagining that we will find understanding on the issues raised. "

"It will be a tough experience for all of us, and it is no coincidence that since I arrived in Brussels yesterday, everyone is asking me how to do it. This is not a dinner between friends gathered to talk, "Borisov said.



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