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.
Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture Hristo Bozukov opened the Bulgarian booth at the International Agricultural Show in Paris. This country is presented with traditional dairy and meat products, honey, rose-oil products, essential oils and herbs, the..
There is no fatal delay in preparatory work for Bulgaria’s EU Presidency next year. Some delay though is seen in the cultural event program and in the adoption of a communications strategy, Deniza Slateva,Deputy Prime Minister for the Preparation..
Construction has begun of a fence around the transit refugee center in Pastrogor, Southeastern Bulgaria, the Bulgarian National Radio correspondent in Haskovo has reported. The project will cost 1.1 million euro, of it 90% in gratuitous aid from the..