He visited the Regional Directorate "Border Police" in Elhovo

The Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer pays a working visit to Bulgaria on Monday at the invitation of President Rumen Radev. The focus of the visit is ensuring the security of the Bulgarian border, countering migration pressure and the application of European laws in relation to Schengen. 

Nehamer has been acquainted with the measures taken to protect the EU's external border with Turkey. Together with President Rumen Radev, he visited the Regional Directorate "Border Police" in Elhovo, where the Regional Coordination Center, part of the Integrated Monitoring System of the Bulgarian-Turkish border is located.

Later Nehamer met Bulgaria's Prime Minister Galab Donev in Sofia.

The delegation led by Nehamer includes Minister of the Interior of Austria Gerhard Karner.