Trump to host Bulgarian prime minister at the White House

Trump to host Bulgarian prime minister at the White House

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the nature of a free press MORE will host the Bulgarian prime minister at the White House later this month, the White House announced Friday.

Trump and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will meet at the White House on Nov. 25, White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamBarr: Trump's tweets make it 'impossible for me to do my job' Hope Hicks to return to White House Record crowd numbers expected at India cricket stadium for Trump's visit MORE said in a statement Friday. The two leaders plan to discuss security in the Black Sea region, energy and "countering malign influence," Grisham said.

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The visit will mark Borissov’s first to the White House during the Trump administration.

“The United States and Bulgaria are NATO Allies and the President looks forward to discussing ways to strengthen the two nations’ common security interests, especially in ensuring stability in the Black Sea region, facilitating energy diversification, and countering malign influence threatening Bulgaria’s sovereignty,” Grisham said.

“President Trump looks forward to Prime Minister Borissov’s visit and celebrating the ties that underpin the bilateral relationship,” Grisham added.