Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister

Secretary Blinken’s Virtual Meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Petkov

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met virtually yesterday with Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the importance of both a unified NATO and U.S.-EU response to Russia’s unjustified and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and said the United States would continue to support Bulgaria’s defense modernization and energy security priorities.  The two affirmed a shared vision for our Transatlantic relationship, and the Secretary reaffirmed the importance of expeditious EU accession for qualified aspirants.