The Minister for the Bulgaria Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018 Lilyana Pavlova has pointed to two key messages in the annual State of the Union speech of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker – democracy and unity. She has said that Bulgaria has played that role and sent the same message during its Presidency.
According to Lilyana Pavlova, despite all crises that the European Commission has gone through, it has succeeded in keeping its unity. One of the great assets that the European Commission will be remembered for is turning the EU into the trade, economic and global player that it had to be, Pavlova has said. Now Juncker made clear that not only the course has been found, but that Europe has become a global player, she has commented.
The Bulgarian National Assembly adopted at first reading amendments to the Criminal Code that envisage tougher penalties for domestic violence. Non- physical domestic violence (bullying and persecution) will be sanctioned with up to 5 years in prison...
A joint meeting of the governments of Bulgaria and Macedonia will be held in early December. Together we would open the "Sandanski-Kresna"section of Struma Motorway, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said after meeting with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran..
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has held bilateral meetings with the Montenegrin and Serbian Prime Ministers - Duško Marković and Ana Brnabić, the government's press service reported. During the talks, Bulgaria's active work on the..