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Serbia opens eastern leg of Corridor 10, connecting the country with Bulgaria

November 11, 2019

The final, 22-kilometre long section of the Corridor 10 highway from Prosek to Crvena Reka, was officially opened on Saturday, which marked the end of construction of the eastern leg of the Corridor 10 connecting Nis and Dimitrovgrad, towards the border with Bulgaria.

President Aleksandar Vucic said on this occasion that this is not the end of the construction works.

“We built the roads so that the Serbs can not only leave but also come back to Serbia,” said Vucic adding that Bulgaria has never been closer.

Besides Vucic, the opening ceremony was also attended by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as well as many citizens.

The event marked the end of the construction works on the highway of the total length of 813 kilometres.

Bulgaria's Borisov said that the highway construction made the wall between Serbia and Bulgaria fall, comparing it to the Berlin Wall.

“Bulgarian industry will fully use that highway,” said Borisov adding that this road connected the east and the west.

The ceremony was also attended by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, the Serb member of Bosnia's Presidency Milorad Dodik and the ministers in Serbia's and Bulgaria's governments.

Source:  http://rs.n1info.com/English/NEWS/a542473/Serbia-opens-eastern-leg-of-Corridor-10-connecting-the-country-with-Bulgaria.html

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