Press release on First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov’s meeting with Bulgarian Ambassador to Russia Atanas Krastin
On August 24, First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov received Bulgarian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Russia Atanas Krastin who presented copies of his credentials.
The sides discussed the current and future Russian-Bulgarian cooperation, reiterated their commitment to developing contacts in various areas and to building up mutually advantageous ties on the trade and economic track. The diplomats also noted the recently intensified political dialogue and the early talks on ambitious economic and energy projects. They also agreed that the large-scale celebrations devoted to 140 years of Bulgaria’s liberation from Ottoman rule as a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 had helped to promote the countries’ cooperation in the historical and cultural spheres.