Pahor congratulates Bulgarian president on re-election

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor has congratulated Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on his re-election. He wished him a lot of success in performing important tasks, Pahor’s office said in a press release on Monday.

The presidents also discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and stressed the importance of efforts by both Slovenia and Bulgaria to raise vaccination rates.

They also discussed potential further steps in the search for a compromise solution on Bulgaria’s blockade of North Macedonia’s EU accession talks that would be acceptable to both sides.

Radev won another term as president after winning 66.7% of the vote in Sunday’s election. Sofia University rector Anastas Gerdzhikov trailed with just 32%.