Bulgaria’s National Assembly adopted at first reading amendments to the Criminal Code related to the introduction of severe punishment for migrant smuggling and human trafficking. According to the amendments, those who help foreign nationals stay illegally in Bulgaria or cross illegally that country are to face severe punishments. The amendments were proposed by ABV party in connection with the increased migration flow through Bulgaria’s state borders. GERB, the Patriotic Front, Ataka and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms voted in favor of those amendments.
After talks in Sofia with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, the Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel stated that the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU was excellently prepared. Chancellor Merkel expressed her..
The Ivan Vazov National Theatre marked the 140 th birth anniversary of renowned poet and National Theatre playwright Peyo Yavorov with a commemorative ceremony. Prof. Mihail Nedelchev delivered a speech dedicated to the poet, and actors..
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is paying a working visit to Bulgaria today at the invitation of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The two will discuss the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU as well topical issues from the..