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European Commission


Brussels, 20 June 2014

Message from Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, to Rosen Plevneliev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria, following the floods in Eastern Bulgaria

“Dear Mr President,

I would like to express, on behalf of the European Commission and in my own name, my solidarity with the people and the authorities of your country in facing the losses in human lives and the dramatic consequences of the recent floods in eastern Bulgaria.

Let me assure you that the Commission is fully committed to mobilise all the available instruments at EU level to support the populations affected by this natural disaster.

Please accept, dear Mr President, the assurance of my highest consideration.”

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