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.
In January 2018, Bulgaria had the lowest minimum salary in the European Union, which was 261 euros, followed by Lithuania with 400 euros and Romania with 408 euros, Eurostat data show. In general, the minimum monthly wage is less than 500 euros in..
The presidents of Bulgaria and Serbia, Rumen Radev and Aleksandar Vucic discussed earlier today in Sofia options for furtherance in bilateral cooperation. Rumen Radev termed Vucic’s visit important not only for Bulgaria and Serbia but for the..
It would be more profitable for Bulgaria to increase its contribution to the EU budget, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov told reporters in Brussels where he attended the informal European Council meeting. The budget of the community is one of the..