The ascertainment of the cabinet’s report on the state of the national security in 2016, stating that Russia is one of the major foreign threats has caused sharp reactions at parliament. The report covers in a correct manner the regional threats and the factor Russia in this relation, Milen Mikhov from the United Patriots and a member of the defence committee says. The document clearly displays three facts: first, the enhanced presence of Russia in the Black Sea; second – the escalated tension between Russia and the NATO & EU and third – the enhanced attempts of Russia to form spheres of influence, including Bulgaria. GERB’s Krasimir Velchev, co-chair of the parliamentary group for friendship with Russia said that such ascertainments might escalate bilateral relations, but in case precise facts were pointed at, those could help for the correction of certain statements or actions of those in charge. According to Anton Kutev from the socialists Bulgaria could have its good relations with Russia and that wouldn’t mean withdrawing from the Euro-Atlantic direction. He commented that precisely our NATO and EU membership could serve as a bridge between them and Russia and that we should be that bridge due to our common history.
In a telephone conversation, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has acquainted his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban with the position that he will present at a working meeting in Brussels on Sunday on migration issues and asylum. Boyko..
In 2017, EU citizens aged from 15 to 64 who usually worked from home were 5%, Eurostat figures suggest as quoted by Dnevnik. The highest proportion of homebased workers was seen in the Netherlands (13.7%) and the smallest in Bulgaria (0.3%)...
More than 450 dancers, members of 20 folklore groups from all over Bulgaria, will participate in the Fourth National Chain Dance Near the Azure Coast Folklore Festival due on Saturday, June 23, in the Black Sea city of Bourgas. The festival..