José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, went to Sofia where he met with Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister. The President stressed that he hoped to get agreement at the European Council of 23/10/2011 on decisive action on comprehensive crisis response. He reiterated the EC unequivocal support for Bulgaria joining the Schengen area and encouraged the Prime Minister to continue the reform efforts in the areas of judicial reform, the fight against corruption and organised crime. José Manuel Barroso also praised the high levels of support for the EU in Bulgaria.
Type: College Reference: I-071179 Date: 14/10/2011 Duration: 01:12 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Sofia,Sofia - Council of Ministers Thesaurus: Bulgaria, EU relations with Member States, Economic recovery, Economic situation,European Commission - visits made Personalities:Boyko Borissov,José Manuel Durão Barroso
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