After long talks in Sofia European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc said she expected from Bulgaria concrete suggestions for changes in the EU mobility package, aimed at protecting the interests of Bulgarian carriers

PM Borissov stands up for Bulgarian hauliers at highest European level

The legislative amendments currently in the works in connection with the European Commission’s “mobility package” will be submitted to the European Parliament committees next week and will be voted on 24 May. The changes directly affect..

published on 5/15/18 2:00 PM

Army’s modernization lags behind, expert warns

No matter the significant discrepancies within the EU member-states on a series of common policies, the sphere of security sees no drastic differences in terms of view point. That became clear at the informal meeting of the defense ministers..

published on 5/9/18 12:45 PM

Minister Pacolli for Radio Bulgaria: “Good coexistence is our only alternative”

First Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo and Minister of Foreign Affairs Behgjet Pacolli visited Bulgaria on April 20 th . He spoke with Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, with Chair of the Foreign Policy Committee Djema Grozdanova and with..

published on 4/23/18 1:42 PM

Political confrontations at Consultative Council on National Security again

The Consultative Council on National Security had a long session yesterday on issues it had previously discussed – the army’s modernization and the risks which Bulgaria faced within today’s global environment. The sittings of the Council are..

published on 4/20/18 3:30 PM
Federica Mogherini called all EU countries and those from the Western Balkans to attend the Sofia meeting on May 17

Decisive phase of EU – Western Balkans Summit’s preparation

In its report for the Western Balkans the EC recommends the starting of negotiations for the accession of Macedonia and Albania. The final decision is expected later through the year, but the recommendation itself is a major step to the EU..

published on 4/18/18 2:31 PM

Bulgaria has won many benefits for EU citizens over first presidency trimester: Lilyana Pavlova

Three months have passed since the start of the first for this country Presidency of the Council of the EU – 62 days, full of high level meetings and numerous sittings of working groups in Sofia, Brussels and Strasbourg. Minister of the..

published on 4/12/18 1:52 PM

Talks of PM Borissov in Mostar prompt new developments till May EU – Western Balkans Summit

On April 9 – 10th PM Boyko Borissov was in Mostar, Bosnia with the purpose of participating in the 21st International Economy Fair. When a fair in a small country hosts leaders of other states from the region one thing is obvious – it’s all..

published on 4/11/18 1:48 PM

There is serious interest towards Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Lilyana Pavlova states

The first three months of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU have been successful, Minister Lilyana Pavlova says. She reported achievements in favor of all European citizens before the parliamentary committee on European..

published on 4/7/18 9:05 AM

Bulgaria still abstains from expulsion of Russian diplomats

The Skripal case and the following expulsion of Russian diplomats from different countries has been the hot topic across media worldwide over the past few days. It has become particularly sensitive in Bulgaria due to the sudden calling of the..

published on 3/28/18 2:11 PM

Differences remain, dialogue continues after EU – Turkey summit in Varna

In the course of two hours the EU–Turkey summit gave its response to two-month-long expectations, allegations and reserves. There had been allegations that the summit might not be held due to the previous harsh discrepancies, but those turned..

published on 3/27/18 12:22 PM