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Statement on Prime Minister's meeting with Prime Minister Borisov of Bulgaria

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"The Prime Ministers agreed that Britain and Bulgraria should continue to cooperate closely in the EU to promote growth and competitiveness."

Prime Minister David Cameron met with Prime Minister Borisov of Bulgaria at 10 Downing Street this evening.

A Downing Street spokesman said:

The Prime Minister offered his condolences for the recent Burgas terrorist attack. He said that Britain stands ready to give Bulgaria every support in the investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice, and to respond robustly to the terrorist threat. The Prime Ministers also discussed future steps to develop the close cooperation between Britain and Bulgaria against organised crime, and to explore new opportunities in defence cooperation.

The Prime Minister congratulated Borisov on Bulgaria’s commitment to financial stability and competitiveness. The Prime Ministers agreed that Britain and Bulgraria should continue to cooperate closely in the EU to promote growth and competitiveness. They also agreed on the importance of diversity of gas supply to ensure energy security in Europe.

Prime Minister Borisov congratulated London on the success of the Olympic Games. The Prime Minister wished Bulgaria luck in the volleyball competition.