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Bulgaria has no intention of backing down from its position on North Macedonia

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The Bulgarian government does not plan to back down from this country's position on the Republic of North Macedonia and would not lift the veto on Skopje's EU membership talks if Bulgaria’s requirements were not met. This was what Parliament Speaker Nikola Minchev said in an interview with BNR.

"There is no real reason for claims that we would back down from Bulgaria's national interest. Bulgaria's position on the issue is clear. We expect the implementation of the signed good neighborhood agreement and other agreements," he said.

Minchev also said that the expected budget update will be submitted to the parliament for discussion in June.

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