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High speed train running between Bulgaria and Turkey discussed

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Plans for a high-speed train linking Sofia and Istanbul and an interconnection for supplying gas from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria via Turkey were topics on a meeting between the heads of government of Turkey and Bulgaria in Sofia.

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The two neighbouring countries are going to implement large-scale transport projects including a high-speed train that will run between Sofia and Istanbul, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said at a joint news conference with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov after the meeting.

Borisov said that Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece have decided to build interconnectors which together with the planned gas hub Balkan would achieve true diversification of supply and transmission of natural gas in any direction.

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