Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva met in Brussels with Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó. The two officials have discussed bilateral relations, options for furtherance of cooperation in energy and economy, as well as the prospects of the Western Balkans, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has said. Zaharievaand Szijjártó have stated that work on regional energy projects should speed up to allow diversification not only of routes but also of supply sources. The European Commission has already supported Bulgaria’s initiative for the “Balkan” gas hub aimed to contribute into building a competitive and liberalized gas market. Deputy PM Zaharieva has presented plans for creating interconnectors and terminals for liquefied gas in the region.
On June 19 and 20 Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev pays an official visit to Slovakia to mark the 25 th anniversary since the start of the Bulgaria-Slovakia diplomatic relations. President Radev will meet in Bratislava his Slovak counterpart Andrej..
The situation in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia has normalized after Monday’s heavy thunderstorm and torrential rain. The rainfall amount reached 50 liters per square meter in one hour only. Many underpasses, subway stations, buildings of public institutions..
Fuel retailers went out on street protests in Bulgaria’s coastal city of Burgas over the planned amendments to the Administrative Regulation of Economic Activities with Oil and Oil Products Act. The fuel retailers are protesting, because according to..