Putin and Bulgarian President discuss cooperation in energy sphere

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in potomacfever Putin during a telephone conversation. Archival photoPutin and Bulgarian President discuss cooperation in energy sphere© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Bulgarian counterpart rumen Radev discussed by the phone bilateral cooperation in the energy sphere, the press service of the Kremlin on Monday.

«Confirmed mutual interest in development of Russian-Bulgarian cooperation in various fields, including energy,» — said in the message.

It is noted that the sides discussed the issues of joint events dedicated to important in the bilateral context anniversaries: the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on friendly relations and cooperation (August 4, 2017) and the 140th anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman yoke (3 March 2018).

It also reported that «the parties agreed to continue contacts at various levels».