Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov refused to meet Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov in the scheduled meeting for tomorrow morning, the meeting was canceled by Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, explaining that the Bulgarian government does not want to be involved in internal political issues in Skopje, the Bulgarian agency “Focus News” reported.
“We do not want to interfere in the internal affairs of a neighboring state. Our position is principled and clear, as well as the position of the entire international community. The position of the President of the Republic of Macedonia is also clear. The Bulgarian government sees no sense in being used in internal political debates in Skopje. The key to the future development of our neighboring country is integration into the EU and NATO, and it must not be questioned”, Borisov said in a statement issued by Focus News by the Bulgarian government.