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Forum in Varna results: Bulgaria to host Days of Moscow, Russia gets new twin cities

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Forum in Varna results: Bulgaria to host Days of Moscow, Russia gets new twin cities


21.09.2018

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The Russian-Bulgarian forum of twin cities has finished, Executive Director of the Council of Moscow Region Municipalities Oleg Ivanov writes on his Facebook.

The 2nd forum was held in Varna. Participants from more than 80 Russian and Bulgarian cities took part it.

According to the Russian ambassador to Bulgaria Anatoly Makarov, the event turned into an effective platform for strengthening direct ties between the regions of both countries.

Within the framework of the forum, several discussions took place. Issues of interaction at the municipal, regional and national levels were on the agenda. The partnership relations, tourist interaction and joint educational projects were also discussed. The countries considered the best practices in the field of tourism.

Russian cities delegations were honorable guests on the ceremony dedicated to the academic year start. Schools teaching Russian language welcomed the delegations. As Russkiy Mir reported, one of them was the Gagarin school in Kamchia sanatorium and health center.

In addition, during the forum Days of Moscow were decided to be held in Bulgaria. The festival of the Russian capital will be carried out at the beginning of the next month and will unite three cities - Sofia, Pleven and Varna. The event will include many sports and cultural activities as well as a rich business program.

Some agreements on cooperation between Bulgarian and Russian cities were signed within the forum. Nova Zagora and Klintsy, Beloslav and Lermontov, Khanty-Mansiysk and Pomorie became twin cities.

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