Speaking to Capital, he added that because of the size of the possible transaction he is undertaking it with a partner.
Furthermore, he will at a future date also enter into talks to buy the Macedonian incumbent.
As previously reported by Broadband TV News, it was announced last week that Rusev, along with the Bulgarian-Albanian investor Elvin Guri, is to buy Telekom Albania from Deutsche Telekom subsidiary OTE for €50 million.
According to Capital, the acquisition is just the first step is his regional expansion in the Balkans.
Local reports say that Telekom Romania’s fixed and mobile businesses could be worth a total of over €1 billion.