Cooperation on regional and bilateral level, strengthening of parliamentary contacts, partnership in international organizations, migration in the context of the European Union – Turkey Agreement and energy were among the main topics of the talks of a delegation of the Foreign Policy Committee which was on a working visit to Budapest.
On 13 and 14 April 2016 a delegation of the Foreign Policy Committee, led by its Chairperson Dzhema Grozdanova, was on a working visit to Hungary. Members of the delegation were the deputies Boris Stanimirov, Stanislav Atanasov, Kristian Vigenin and Yulian Angelov.
Bulgaria and Hungary could cooperate more actively and efficiently in designing common positions within the EU mainly on the topics of migration and energy, noted the Chairperson Dzhema Grozdanova after the talks of the foreign policy committee of the Hungarian Parliament. Gas diversification in Central and Southeast Europe depends on uniting the efforts of the Visegrad Group countries with Bulgaria, Romania and Greece, she added.
In Hungary, the Bulgarian parliamentarians also met with representatives of the friendship group Bulgaria – Hungary of the Hungarian Parliament.
The Bulgarian parliamentarians discussed the opportunities, prospects and input of the Hungarian State for preserving the education and cultural identity of the Bulgarian minority community in Hungary with the Chairperson of the Bulgarian republican self-governance in Hungary Dancho Musev.
At the meetings, the deputies were introduced to the Hungary’s initiative to announce 19 October as the day of friendship between Bulgaria and Hungary.