Podcast in English
Bulgarian National Radio © 2022 All Rights Reserved

Borders remain closed to citizens of non-EU countries until 1 July

Photo: BGNES

The government extended the emergency epidemic situation by 15 days, until the end of June.

Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev commented that all of the orders he has issued regarding the precautionary measures introduced by the authorities remain in force. The temporary restrictions on entry into Bulgaria of citizens from third countries, with the exception of the citizens of Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, also remain in place.

“Regarding all other third countries outside the EU we are expecting a pan-European decision on 15 June. If borders are opened to third countries, it wouldn’t be before 1 July,” Minister Ananiev said. 

Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

A new monument to Sts. Cyril and Methodius near the town of Sozopol

Vice President Iliana Iotova will unveil today a monument to the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius in the Anel art complex near Sozopol, the presidential press centre said.  Relics of Saints Cyril and Methodius to be brought to Sofia for..

published on 5/21/22 5:35 AM
Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov

PM Urges President to Call Consultative Council on National Security Meeting on North Macedonia

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov Friday urged President Rumen Radev to convene a meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security on the course of the negotiations between Bulgaria and North Macedonia.   PM Kiril Petkov says..

published on 5/20/22 10:35 PM
Ukrainian children in Bulgaria.

New humanitarian programme for Ukrainian refugees is open to hotels

State-owned guesthouses and accommodation facilities registered in the National Tourist Register will be eligible to participate in the new humanitarian program for housing people with temporary protection, the government press service said...

published on 5/20/22 10:04 PM