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During EU Presidency Bulgaria was abreast of current issues: Lilyana Pavlova, update

| updated on 6/27/18 6:48 PM
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The programs and priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency as part of the priorities of the trio (Estonia, Bulgaria and Austria) were flexible enough and allowed Bulgaria to keep abreast of current issues all the time.

In this way the Minister of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU Lilyana Pavlova summed up the results of the Presidency during the past 6 months at a special discussion on the topic.

At the forum, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva pointed to setting a date for the start of accession talks with Macedonia and Albania as a success of the Bulgarian EU Presidency

Regarding the migration crisis, she called for an all-European solution. Otherwise “we will fall apart or destroy what we have built,” she said and specified that currently “migrants are 68.5 million worldwide which represents the biggest migration wave in human history.” 


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