In 2013, the number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Bulgaria can grow by 30-40%, Bulgarian ambassador to Ukraine Krasimir Minchev told a press conference, ForUm correspondent reports.

According to the diplomat, the Embassy issued 140 thousand Bulgarian visas to Ukrainians in 2011, and this figure exceeded 200 thousand last year.

"Bulgaria has been popular among Ukrainians since the Soviet times. Most Soviet citizens wanted to visit our country and get to know our culture and resorts. The independent Ukraine has preserved and enhanced this interest. Taking into account the fact that the quality of tourism services in Bulgaria is growing steadily," he said.

According to him, tourists from Ukraine like resting on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Besides, he added, Bulgaria is a country with an ancient history, rich historical and cultural monuments and values.

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