Trump to host Bulgarian prime minister at the White House

Trump to host Bulgarian prime minister at the White House

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWatergate prosecutor says that Sondland testimony was 'tipping point' for Trump In private moment with Trump, Justice Kennedy pushed for Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination: book Obama: 'Everybody needs to chill out' about differences between 2020 candidates 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 GrishamDiplomat testifies he heard Trump ask about 'investigation' Obama photographer mocks Trump's handwritten notes with images of predecessor's writings Media needs to stop wild speculations about Trump's health 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.