76 percent of Bulgarians say that the Presidency of the Council of the EU is important to Bulgaria, indicate data of a survey conducted by Trend.
Public expectations connected with the Presidency of the Council of the EU tend to be optimistic. 43 percent of the respondents say that it will be successful, 18 percent – that it will not be successful. Trend have ascertained that the opinions expressed by the GERB and the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) electorate differ greatly, with GERB supporters being the biggest optimists with regard to the success of the Bulgarian presidency, whereas BSP supporters are much more skeptical, still optimism regarding the Bulgarian presidency prevails. 85 percent of respondents are aware of the fact that Bulgaria took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU on 1 January, 2018. According to 37 percent, the country is prepared for the presidency, 28 percent say it is not.
PM Boyko Borissov is not attending the parliamentary debates on the first no confidence motion in the government; the three deputy prime ministers – Tomislav Donchev, Krasimir Karakachanov and Valeri Simeonov - are present, as are some of the cabinet..
Bulgaria is 56 th in the US News & World Report best country ranking , climbing several notches, compared to 2017, when it was in 63 rd position. Bulgaria is described as a country whose economy is powered by construction, mining,..
The public debate on the bill for the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, the Istanbul Convention, organized by National Assembly President Tsveta Karayancheva,..