Saying that he was addressing himself to the Western media, Borissov said that taken together, the countries of the Western Balkans had a GDP equivalent to that of Slovakia but a population smaller than that of Romania.
The bloc faces a dilemma over Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Kosovo - wanting to offer them enough to keep them out of Moscow's orbit without rushing to let them join before they carry out important reforms.
The European Union has to further promote its influence in the Western Balkans as otherwise, the regional states would turn to Russian Federation or Turkey, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. "We didn't pretend today that everything is clear and simple".
"I have no doubts that we will also witness in the future many problems".
As for the other important impasse that is blocking the paths of two prospective European Union members, the stalled Serbia-Kosovo dialogue, mixed messages came from the two heads of state.
The first of which is Spain failing to recognise the independence of Kosovo as a state.
Meanwhile, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, was notably absent after he announced he wouldn't share a table with Kosovan representatives.
"I am in favor of the western Balkan countries having a reinforced strategic dialogue and a perspective, that we follow the reforms that are undertaken and that we encourage them - but without being lax or hypocritical", he added.
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Mrs May and Mr Zaev will also discuss the ongoing dispute with Greece over the country's name - a northern area of the country is also called Macedonia, and Greece has been calling for a name change since 1991.
The leaders of Macedonia and Greece met on the sidelines of the summit although officials played down the chance of any deal.
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She said: "There' no intention to intervene in any way".
The three-page document itself contained words about the "shared commitment to European values", the "unequivocal support for the European perspective" of the Western Balkan states and the commitment to "the primacy of democracy and the rule of law".
The EU is also wary of admitting new members before they settle their differences, particularly in a region still bedevilled by the aftermath of the bloody break-up of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
Of the Balkan countries, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia, and Montenegro are candidates for European Union accession, and the negotiations are already in progress with Serbia (since 2014) and Montenegro (since 2012).
Leaders of the Western Balkan countries signed a statement supporting the digital agenda for their region.