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Bulgaria-Greece border crossing reopens after 68 years


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Bulgaria-Greece border crossing reopens after 68 years

The Makaza pass border crossing between Bulgaria and Greece has become operational for the first time since 1944.

The reopening of the Makaza border check point, located approximately 20 kilometres north of Greece’s Aegean coastline, is expected to boost tourism between the two countries.

The Ruse-Makaza road, linking Romania and Greece through Bulgaria, is part of the planned the Pan-European Transport Corridor to connect Central and Eastern Europe to the Mediterranean.

Bulgaria and Greece share four other border crossing points.

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