25 migrants from Afghanistan have been detained on the Thrace highway near the village of Vakarel, Sofia region. They had probably been abandoned by traffickers. Officals from the Ministry of Interior told the BNR that the refugees were spotted walking..
The government has approved a national migration strategy for the 2021-2025 period. The strategy is in conformity with Bulgaria’s commitments resulting from the country's membership of the EU, BTA reports. The strategic objectives set out..
An Iraqi and 11 Syrians, who crossed the Bulgarian border illegally, have been detained on the land of the Svilengrad village of Generalovo (Southern Bulgaria), BNR correspondent from Haskovo Dora Atanasova reported. The migrants told the border police..
The Bulgarian Parliament has amended the Foreigners Act, facilitating labour migration and labour mobility. The obligatory study of the labour market by the employer when hiring third-country nationals and offering the job first to Bulgarians, is..
At the EU Foreign Affairs Council, Bulgaria called for de-escalation, and restoration of trust and the dialogue with Turkey on topics like migration, security of energy supply, infrastructure, trade, economy and the fight against terrorism...
At the beginning of the new millennium, movement of people from the city to rural areas began to take shape as a trend in Bulgaria. The reasons were mostly economic – about 20% of the businesses in the country preferred to operate in the..
Within the framework of the Munich Security Conference, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with Bavarian Prime Minister Marcus Zöder. During the conversation, PM Borissov pointed out that Bulgaria was the only country that has coped with illegal..
Bulgaria, Greece and Cyprus have called on the EU not to neglect the rise in migration flows across the Eastern Mediterranean. Following today's session of the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg, the interior ministers of the three..
The enlargement towards the Western Balkans shouldn’t be neglected by the EU, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev and Austria’s head of state Alexander van der Bellen agreed at a meeting in Vienna. President Radev reminded that Bulgaria firmly supports..
Bulgarian Minister of Interior Mladen Marinov has said that the current migrant pressure situation in this country is complicated. Minister Marinov made the statement after meeting with Greece's Minister responsible for Migration, George Koumoutsakos...