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Bulgaria and Romania to Work Jointly on Ensuring Danube's Navigability
Bulgaria and Romania to Work Jointly on Ensuring Danube's Navigability
Dredging in the Bulgarian section of the Danube (Transport Ministry Photo)

Bulgaria and Romania will work jointly on providing the necessary navigability of the Danube, it transpired here on Tuesday at a meeting hosted by Bulgarian Deputy Transport Minister Vladimir Vurbanov at the initiative of the European Commission and the Danube Commission. The two sides agreed to hold a sitting of the Joint Bulgarian-Romanian Commission by this week's end where new goals will be set for using the untapped potential of the river and joining efforts, the Transport Ministry said in a press release.

The sides also agreed to start the work of the Bulgarian-Romanian working group for preparation of the construction of five new bridges over the Danube. Vurbanov underscored Bulgaria's readiness to take action and launch the pre-project planning. The Romanian side committed to active dialogue and actions on the matter.

The EC representatives at the meeting expressed support and stressed the importance of building the new bridges in view of the need of constant north-south connectivity. 

Attending the meeting were, among others, the Director for Waterborne Transport with the EU Commission Magda Kopczynska, Alain Baron of the Directorate-General Mobility and Transport, Director General of the Danube Commission Manfred Seitz, and State Secretary at the Romanian Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Bogdan Mindrescu.

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