EC vs. Bulgaria court case ends up with ban of new construction works on Kaliakra

The EC vs. Bulgaria court case has ended up with a ban of new construction works on Cape Kaliakra at the Black Sea northern coast, the press service of the ministry of environment and waters reports. As a result of the negotiations of the ministry with..

published on 7/21/17 5:50 PM

Meeting of MPs with Vice President of EC Jyrki Katainen

Security, the new budget of the EU and the Bulgarian presidency of the union were among the main subjects of conversation at a meeting of MPs from the parliamentary committees on economic policy and tourism, defence and European issues and control of..

published on 7/21/17 4:06 PM

First sitting of Security Council with Council of Ministers

The initial sitting of the Security Council since the start of this cabinet’s term was held under the chairmanship of PM Boyko Borissov at the Council of Ministers, the governmental press service reports. The premier received a report on the 2016..

published on 7/21/17 3:54 PM

Bulgarian export reaches record of EUR 23.6 bln.

The Bulgarian export in 2016 marked an absolute record of EUR 23.6 bln., the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce reports, citing data of the International Trade Centre ITC Geneva, which processes data of 233 states. The increase is four times on the..

published on 7/21/17 2:41 PM

PM Boyko Borissov urges EC to focus more on cybersecurity

At a meeting in Sofia with the Vice President of the European Commission Jyrki Katainen, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov commented that the EC must focus more on combating cyberthreat and cybercrime. According to PM Borissov, in view of the rapid..

published on 7/21/17 12:44 PM

UN Environmental Performance Review: Bulgaria has made considerable progress in environmental protection

According to a United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Bulgaria the country has reduced waste considerably. In 2016,  99.6 percent of Bulgarians were covered by organized waste management. Progress..

published on 7/21/17 12:29 PM

Sofia is looking into options for repairing Russian fighters and bombers

Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov has announced that he discussed, with the management of the Russian MiG corporation, different options for its experts to make an estimate of the cost of possible repairs to the 15 MiG-29 fighters owned by the..

published on 7/21/17 9:56 AM

Bulgaria should have single foreign policy: President Rumen Radev

During the traditional meeting of Bulgaria’s ambassadors President Rumen Radev has said that Bulgaria should have a single foreign policy. The head of state has commented that there is currently a normative vacuum regarding the process of how exactly..

published on 7/20/17 5:56 PM

Bulgaria among EFSI biggest beneficiaries

European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen in charge of jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness is currently on a visit to Bulgaria. Joining an international conference about the challenges to the cohesion policy of the European Union..

published on 7/20/17 5:28 PM

Multinational Saber Guardian 2017 exercise closes

The Novo Selo training polygon near Sliven, Southern Bulgaria, hosted a Distinguished Visitors’ Day at the biggest multinational exercise in the Black Sea region Saber Guardian 2017. Tactical units from Bulgaria, USA, Greece and Georgia..

published on 7/20/17 4:20 PM