President Rumen Radev is on a working visit to the Slovakian town of Ko?ice to participate in the B9 summit, the presidential press service announced.

Within the framework of the international forum, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland are discussing security issues within the framework of NATO’s collective approach.

“We can not allow someone else to decide the future of Bulgarian energy projects, we must materialize our interests and not become a hostage to foreign interests,” the head of state said before the summit of the B9 countries in Ko?ice.