Jan 17, 2014Dragomir Stoynev: We signed agreements with the International Fund "Kozloduy" for 34.6 million euro grant
In 2014 we will hear less the word crisis. This was stated by the Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoynev at a press conference on the activities of the Ministry in the implementation of the government program "Statehood, Development, Justice". The meeting was attended by the Deputy Ministers Anna Yaneva Ivan Ayolov and Branimir Botev.
Minister Stoynev: The Agreement on economic and scientific cooperation between Bulgaria and Iraq will boost the bilateral relations
"The successful work of the 25th session of the Joint Bulgarian- Iraqi Committee for trade, economic and technical cooperation is a clear sign that both sides start a new path blazed by the friendship between the two nations." This said the Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoynev the at signing of the Agreement on economic and scientific cooperation between the Governments of Bulgaria and Iraq. The document was signed also by the Minister of Trade of the Arab country Khairullah Babakir. The agreement is an expression of the desire of both sides to give impetus to trade and economic relations and the need to update the normative- legal base for business contacts between them after the changes in Iraq and the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union with its huge market.
The construction of the new capacity could begin as early as 2016 "During my visit to the headquarters of the American company "Westinghouse" we talked about building a new nuclear capacity in Kozloduy" NPP. "Be sure that if we decide to build a 7-th unit by AP 1000 technology, it will be owned by the Bulgarian state and will be a benefit for the future generations. Therefore I expect support from all political forces." This was stated by the Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoynev on his return of working visit to the United States.