BRUSSELS, February 9. /TASS/. Bulgaria has simplified visa issuance procedures for ethnic Bulgarians living in southeastern Ukraine, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Monday.
He said instructions to this effect had been dispatched to Bulgaria’s embassy in Kiev and consulate in Odessa. Apart from that, Bulgaria, in his words, is preparing humanitarian aid for ethnic Bulgarians whose life is in danger.
He urged to stop combat operations in eastern Ukraine and settle all problems through a dialogue. The Bulgarian foreign minister expressed the hope that today’s meeting of the Normandy Four /Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine/ deputy foreign ministers in Berlin would facilitate a four-way summit in Minsk on February 11.