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Bulgaria & Romania To Pay 25 Mln Eur Each For Reconstruction Of Danube Bridge

Bulgaria and Romania will have to provide 25 mln EUR each for a thorough reconstruction of the Danube bridge between the towns of Rousse and Giurgiu. This is the agreement reached by the Bulgarian minister of transport Peter Mutafchiev and his Romanian colleague Ludovic Orban during their meeting in Rousse, announced BNR.Experts from the two countries will prepare proposals about the terms and the actions, which will approved on the next ministerial meeting in the Romanian town of Calafat in September.Such reconstruction of the bridge has not been made since its establishment in 1954.The two ministers agreed the experts to make proposal on reduction of the taxes for crossing the Danube bridge with the criteria being valid for other bridges which are to be built over the river.