(E) Bulgaria, Croatia will Improve Region Infrastructure
Bulgaria, Croatia Set to Improve Balkan Region Infrastructure
Politics: 16 September 2003, Tuesday. Bulgaria and Croatia are set to improve the infrastructure in South-eastern Europe as well as the transport in the region. This was announced following the meeting of Bulgaria's Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his Croatian counterpart Ivica Racan. Both PMs also discussed transport corridors 7 and 10.
Saxe-Coburg and Racan agreed that the two countries should boost the trade and tourism cooperation.
Bulgaria's PM pledged that Bulgaria will give its unconditional support for Croatia's efforts to start EU pre-accession talks and receive an invitation to join NATO. He also pointed that common goals -- to enter the European Union (EU) and NATO -- were a good basis for cooperation in the spheres of trade and industry.
Iraq's current situation was also discussed as well as some measures for the stabilization of the country.
Bulgaria's PM is scheduled to meet the chair of the Croatian Parliament as well as Croatia's President Stjepan Mesic.