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Elections abroad, accession to Schengen and OECD, proactive EU and NATO participation are top priorities, caretaker foreign minister says

Foreign Minister Nikolay Milkov
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Accession to the Eurozone and the Schengen area, and organizing the elections abroad on 2 October are the top priorities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, caretaker Foreign Minister Nikolay Milkov stated at a news conference.

Other priorities include accession to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, Bulgaria’s active presence in the EU and NATO by taking part in the collective efforts to address the current crises. Other important areas include the tasks connected with the European integration of the countries of the Western Balkans, upholding and building upon what has already been achieved in recent months with regard to the European perspective of North Macedonia.

About 800 stations are expected to be opened for voting abroad in the parliamentary vote on October 2, Milkov added.


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