Bulgarian President Rumen Radev held a phone call on Tuesday with Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev during which they agreed that dialogue at high level is crucial for building trust and solving disputes between the two countries, Radev’s office said in a press release.

Radev and Zaev, as stated in the press release, discussed aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries, effective respect for the rights of people who openly declare themselves as Bulgarians in the Republic of Macedonia, as well as its European perspective, MIA reports from Sofia.