Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Bulgarian Prime Minister Borissov

Office of the Spokesperson

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov today.  The Secretary and Prime Minister reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Bulgaria strategic relationship and discussed ways to advance the partnership.  Secretary Pompeo applauded Bulgaria’s commitment to military modernization, including the recent purchase of eight F-16s.  They also spoke about the importance of energy diversification and countering malign influence in the region.