Bulgaria will benefit from Macedonia’s accession to the European Union, Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov said in an interview for TV+ channel. Premier Borissov underlined that Macedonia should become an EU member state and that everything was in the hands of the political class in that country. Boyko Borissov made that comment shortly after Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov handed in a mandate to the leader of the oppositional Social Democratic Union of Macedonia Zoran Zaev to form a cabinet. On Thursday the EU welcomed the act of Macedonia’s President. Only a stable government in Macedonia can ease the political tension in that country. If that happens, Bulgaria will initiate a bilateral meeting on Macedonia’s European future, Premier Borissov further said.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Bulgaria in 2017 is expected to hit record highs, Bulgaria’s Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova said, Focus agency informs. In Minister Angelkova’s view, the number of foreign tourists visiting Bulgaria this..
"The Bulgarian army is currently 5,600 soldiers short. One of the reasons is the low starting salary of 608 Leva a month," said Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov. In his words the most serious problem is that around 30-40 percent of the..
Bulgaria must uphold its interest in the negotiations on the purchase of fighter aircraft, President Rumen Radev said. The president stated he appreciates the government's efforts to comply with the commitments to modernize the army, assumed by the..