Bulgaria,one of the earliest countries to establish diplomatic relationswith China in 1949,joined the Europe an Union(EU)on January 1,2007.This event has greatsignificance in boosting bilateral relations between Bulgaria and China.In March,China'sForeign Trad interviewed H.E.Mr.Angel Orbetsov,Ambassador of Bulgaria,"Let me emphasizethat the Republic of Bulgaria and the People's Republic of China enjoy traditional relations,which have been thriving long before our accession to the European Union."Angel Orbetsov said.The follows are his comments. By Editor
Comprehensive partnership to expediate the bilateral trade cooperation
First of all,let me emphasize that the Republic of Bulgariaand the People's Republic of China enjoy traditional relations,which have been thriving long before our accession to the Euro-pean Union.those relations have been defined as comprehensivepartnership and cooperation in a Joint Declaration signed betweenPrime Ministers H.E.Mr.Wen Jiabao and H.E.Mr.Sergey Stan-ishev during the latter's oficial vistit to China last November.Thedeclaration also stipulates that Bulgaria,after its accession to theEuropean Union on January 1,2007,will contribute to enhancingChina-EU comprehensive strategic partnership.
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