Greek farmers will not block Greece-Bulgaria border

The Greek farmers decided not to block the Greece-Bulgaria border, Yordan Arabadzhiev from the Union of International Haulers told the Bulgarian National Radio. The Bulgarian haulers have not yet received compensation payments for last year’s blockade..

published on 1/22/17 5:47 PM

I will rely on experts in caretaker cabinet: President Rumen Radev for BNT

I will rely on experts in the caretaker cabinet, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev told the Bulgarian National Television. President Radev said categorically that he would not act as Prime Minister and would not interfere in the work of any government...

published on 1/22/17 2:47 PM
Patriarch Neophyte

Patriarch Neophyte to President Radev: You will need God’s help and support to fulfill successfully your duties

Your mandate will be successful if you pay big attention to the  aspirations  of the Bulgarian citizens, Bulgaria’s Patriarch Neophyte told the country’s new head of state Rumen Radev. Patriarch Neophyte gave his blessings to President Radev and held..

published on 1/22/17 2:25 PM

President Rumen Radev officially assumes office

Bulgaria’s outgoing President Rossen Plevneliev and the country’s outgoing Vice President Margarita Popova welcomed at the Presidency in Sofia the new President Rumen Radev and Vice President Iliana Yotova. They took photos in the Coat of Arms Hall...

published on 1/22/17 1:39 PM

Inauguration of Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev begins

The inauguration of Bulgaria’s new head of state Rumen Radev started with an official ceremony in front of the Monument to the Unknown Soldier in Sofia. Outgoing Premier Boyko Borissov, National Assembly Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva, political leaders,..

published on 1/22/17 12:03 PM

President Rumen Radev and Vice President Iliana Yotova to assume office

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev and Vice President Iliana Yotova are to assume office on Sunday at an official ceremony downtown Sofia. The ceremony will be held in front of the monument to the Unknown Soldier. The National Aasembly Speaker, the..

published on 1/22/17 10:48 AM

Code yellow over low temperatures declared in 22 Bulgarian districts on Sunday

Code yellow over low temperatures was declared in almost all Bulgarian districts on Sunday. The maximum temperatures in most districts will remain below zero, the National Institute on Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences..

published on 1/22/17 10:31 AM

Intense traffic at Bulgaria-Romania border

Bulgaria’s cabinet has been planning measures aimed at alleviating road traffic at Danube Bridge 2 near the city of Vidin (Northwest Bulgaria). Cargo vehicles have been forming in the recent days long queues at Danube Bridge 2 and Danube Bridge in..

published on 1/22/17 9:38 AM

Rosen Plevneliev: Bulgaria must continue working towards unity, not division of EU

Rosen Plevneliev assessed his term of office as president as “indisputably very hard, but worthy of respect and successful.” In a final address to the nation at the end of his term of office, President Plevneliev points out: We successfully..

published on 1/21/17 10:13 PM

Reformist Bloc expects 6 percent of the votes at upcoming early parliamentary elections

“The Reformist Bloc is expecting to win 6 percent of the votes at the upcoming early parliamentary elections,” said Naiden Zelenogorski from the Bulgaria for Citizens movement after the party’s National Council. Zelenogorski, who is election..

published on 1/21/17 4:45 PM