Meetings of PM Boyko Borissov with Western Balkan leaders

Following the start of the Vienna Economic Forum in Sofia Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with leaders of countries in the Western Balkans, the government press office has said. The prime ministers of Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro,..

published on 5/18/18 2:24 PM

EU integration of the Western Balkans – an incentive to the countries to address long-standing problems weighing down on their relations

Social and economic inequality in the countries of the Western Balkans is a problem that has to be addressed, and not just because of their expectations of accession to the EU, but for the sake of their own citizens. This was the..

published on 5/18/18 11:52 AM

Bulgaria needs 5 billion euros for joint infrastructure with Western Balkans

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has said that five billion euros were needed for building joint infrastructure with Western Balkan countries by 2030. A discussion between transport ministers of Western Balkan countries, accompanying..

published on 5/18/18 10:30 AM

EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia is over

“The Presidency of Bulgaria is a success. Nobody remembers names, but people do remember Bulgaria as a successful Presidency,”  said PM Boyko Borissov at a press conference given by the Bulgarian prime minister, the President of the European Council..

published on 5/17/18 5:05 PM

EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia adopts declaration

The EU welcomes the shared commitment of the Western Balkans partners to European values and principles, and to the vision of a strong, stable and united Europe, underpinned by our historic, cultural and geographic ties and by our mutual political,..

published on 5/17/18 3:44 PM

In Sofia focus is placed on Western Balkans - hopes ahead of summit

Sofia today hosts a long-awaited summit meeting between the EU and Western Balkan countries. The forum is the biggest event within the framework of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. President of the European Council Donald Tusk..

published on 5/17/18 12:17 PM

Sofia hosts historic EU-Western Balkans Summit

Today Sofia is hosting a historic summit "European Union - Western Balkans".  During the forum, European leaders are discussing with colleagues from the Western Balkans the concrete steps for the region's European integration. The summit is..

published on 5/17/18 10:45 AM

European leaders agree in Sofia that EU should keep nuclear deal with Iran

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has said that during last night’s informal meeting in Sofia the leaders of the European Union have agreed that the EU should keep the nuclear deal with Iran until it continues to implement it. The..

published on 5/17/18 10:00 AM
Donald Tusk in Sofia

From Sofia, Donald Tusk voices sharp criticism on US President

President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said in Sofia that during the EU-Western Balkans Summit tomorrow, leaders from the region will meet directly with their counterparts from the EU for the first time in 15 years. "We have to demonstrate..

published on 5/16/18 6:07 PM
Bulgarian PM Borissov meets EP President Tajani

Antonio Tajani welcomes successful progress of Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, who is in Sofia for the EU-Western Balkans Summit, has held a bilateral meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The PM told Tajani he expected the EU inclusion of Western Balkan countries..

published on 5/16/18 5:08 PM