WASHINGTON 

President Donald Trump hailed Monday the U.S.’s “great friendship” with Bulgaria as Prime Minister Boyko Borisov visited the White House.

“They’re great people,” Trump told reporters ahead of his bilateral meeting with Borisov. “We have a very good relationship.”

Trump later said a visit to Bulgaria “could happen.”

The leaders issued a lengthy joint statement following their meeting that addressed a broad range of issues that pledged to “dedicate ourselves to deepening our security cooperation and to promoting economic growth and prosperity for our two great nations,” while “announcing measures intended to strengthen the strategic partnership” between Washington and

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