Podcast in English
Bulgarian National Radio © 2022 All Rights Reserved

The EU is the big player missing from world politics, Vice President Yotova says

Vice President Iliana Yotova
Photo: archive

“Europe is contenting itself with the role of observer of world processes. While several member countries are actively involved in them, the EU as a whole is not,” said Vice President Iliana Yotova at the Europe and the World conference, as she addressed university students from the Specialized Administration and Management Institute of the Francophonie. For lack of leadership, in light of the tension in the Balkans, between Ukraine and Russia, between NATO and Russia, Europe has not been able to address the natural fears of its citizens, she stated

“The task Europeans face is to reshape our defence and foreign policy from words to deeds,” Iliana Yotva said. The Bulgarian Vice President believes that the enlargement of the EU is the road towards preserving the European values. 

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

More from category

Weather forecast for Bulgaria for Tuesday, May 17

Temporary fog is expected near the water basins and the valleys on Tuesday morning. The minimum temperatures will fluctuate between 10°C and 14°C, for Sofia- around 10°C. It will be sunny during the day. Clouds will form in the afternoon hours...

published on 5/16/22 7:35 PM

Anti-crisis measures proposed by “We Continue the Change" to be discussed by Coalition Council

14 measures totaling over 1 billion euros will be proposed by the MPs from "We Continue the Change" at tomorrow's ruling coalition council. This was announced by Andrey Gyurov, chairman of the Parliamentary Group of "We Continue the Change". The..

published on 5/16/22 7:30 PM

Bulgaria and the Netherlands to establish fund for investments in agriculture

Bulgaria and the Netherlands will work to establish a common fund for investments in new agriculture technologies, as the fund may become operational by September. This was what Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said after a meeting in Sofia with his..

published on 5/16/22 7:20 PM