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.
The EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia on May 17 will confirm the European perspective of the Western Balkans, a region with fresh memories of war and with long history of close relations with Russia, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk..
The EU is hoping that Syria donors’ conference in Brussels will boost the blocked peace moves under the auspices of the United Nations. Nearly 80 countries and various world organizations are taking part at the conference. The forum has given a clear..
Some politicians are at war with the Bulgarian statehood. By discrediting the Presidential institution these people put Bulgaria’s belonging in Europe at stake in the midst of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Bulgaria’s..