Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2023 All Rights Reserved

Ministers present their arguments to the Netherlands in support of Bulgaria joining Schengen

Photo: library

Three ministers in the Bulgarian caretaker cabinet - Nikolay Milkov, Ivan Demerdzhiev, and Krum Zarkov, have presented arguments for the admission of Bulgaria to Schengen, during a joint online meeting with the committees on foreign affairs, justice and security, and European affairs of the House of Representatives of the Dutch parliament, BTA reported. This became known from a post on the Facebook page of Minister of Justice Krum Zarkov.

The Dutch government is expected to make a decision on the topic tomorrow, with Bulgaria still being the subject of intense disputes. According to information from the Dutch newspaper "The Telegraph", which refers to insiders, Bulgaria does not meet all the requirements yet.


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

More from category

Publisher Manol Peykov raises 220,000 BGN aid for Turkey in one day

The sum of 220 thousand BGN to help the victims of the earthquake in Turkey has been raised in less than 24 hours by Plovdiv-based publisher Manol Peykov. Yesterday, he made an appeal on his Facebook profile for sympathy for those in distress...

published on 2/7/23 1:48 PM
Syrian and Russian servicemen help search for victims and survivors in a collapsed building after the earthquake in Latakia, Syria, February 7, 2023

Bulgarian Red Cross starts donation campaign for Turkey earthquake victims

The Bulgarian Red Cross has launched a donation campaign for the victims of the earthquake in Turkey .  Anyone who wishes can support the initiative by sending an SMS to the number 1466 (worth BGN 1) to all mobile oper