President Rumen Radev Held a Telephone Call with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Boyce
President Rumen Radev held a telephone call today with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Boyce. Matthew Boyce voiced the support of the United States for Bulgaria’s hosting the Three Seas Presidential Initiative in 2021, the goal of which is to promote the transport, energy and digital connectivity in Eastern Europe.
The two shared the stance that attracting all participating countries to the Three Seas Investment Fund will be essential to introducing more pragmatism in the format for regional cooperation. The United States is expected to support the Fund by making a donation of one billion dollars. The Head of State highlighted the importance of the business as well, and also of the international financial institutions which can show interest in implementing joint projects.
Expanding the geographical scope of the Initiative and attracting partners such as Greece and Cyprus in implementing the joint projects was also among the topics discussed.