President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said in Sofia that during the EU-Western Balkans Summit tomorrow, leaders from the region will meet directly with their counterparts from the EU for the first time in 15 years.
"We have to demonstrate here and now that we care about the economic development of the Balkans because it is in the interest of the EU and the aim of our meeting in Bulgaria is to prove it," Tusk said.Speaking about the US tariffs on European producers of steel and aluminum, which will also be among the issues discussed in Sofia, Tusk criticized US President Donald Trump. Pointing out that the US's motivation behind this step was said to be protection of their national security, Tusk commented that it was absurd for the US president to perceive the European Union as an enemy.
The poverty line in Bulgaria in 2019 will be 348 leva /178 euro/, the government has decided. The amount is 27 leva higher than its size this year. The poverty line is used as a benchmark in the formation of a country’s social policies in the field of..
In 2017, Bulgaria has produced some 26 million litres of ice cream and is ranked 16 th among EU countries, according to Eurostat. Thus, the average annual consumption of ice cream in this country was about 3.5 litres per person, which is below the EU..
A national summer anti-AIDS campaign is currently taking place across Bulgaria. As of today, until 15 September, 13 surgeries in the country will be offering free and anonymous counselling and testing for HIV. According to Health Ministry data,..