The EU has earmarked EUR 600 million for technical enhancement of the Bulgaria-Turkiye border, the Secretary General of the Interior Ministry Commissioner Petar Todorov said for the BNT. Since the beginning of 2023, migrant pressure has increased by 43%, Petar Todorov noted.
16,767 migrants were detained in Bulgaria in 2022, 6,000 more than in 2021. 2,298 illegal migrants were detained while attempting to enter the country. 2,377 migrants without registration were caught while attempting to leave the territory of Bulgaria. Another 12, 092 people have been apprehended for staying illegally in the country.
In the first two months of 2023, 1,278 illegal migrants were detained. 88 were arrested while entering Bulgaria. 179 migrants were detained while attempting to leave the country illegally. Another 1,011 foreign nationals were apprehended for staying illegally in the country.
On Wednesday , there will be scattered cumulus clouds over Western Bulgaria and rainfalls can be expected. In the central and eastern regions of the country the weather will be mostly sunny with scattered high clouds. The lowest..
Today's vote in the National Assembly approved the candidature of Academician Nikolai Denkov for Prime Minister . 132 voted "for", 69 "against" and there were no abstentions. Denkov received support from GERB-SDS (with one vote..
The European Commission has extended the ban on the import of Ukrainian grain to Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. The ban affects wheat, rapeseed, sunflower and corn. However, the list should be expanded to include..
The US is no position to choose which Bulgarian parties are in power. We just want a regular government formed as soon as possible so that..
"We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria" will today return the folder with a completed mandate for forming a government. At 11 am, the Bulgarian..
52% Bulgarians would vote for a cabinet headed by rotating premiers Mariya Gabriel and Nikolay Denkov, indicate data of an express poll conducted by..