Republic of Turkey
The Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Turkey maintain traditional good neighbourly relations. Turkey is an immediate neighbour of our country, a NATO ally and an important partner in a number of different areas.
Both countries seek to develop and expand the bilateral dialogue and the fruitful cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.
The fundamental bilateral document of Bulgarian-Turkish relations is the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighbourliness, Cooperation and Security between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Turkey, signed on May 6, 1992.
The Republic of Bulgaria supports the continuation of the negotiations for the membership of the Republic of Turkey in the EU, taking into account the important role that the country has for the economic development and security of the region and the EU.