All banks in the country with business relations with individuals sanctioned under the Global Magnitsky Act have already taken the restrictive measures necessary , the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has announced. The BNB adds that the..
“The decisions being taken are in the direction of the caretaker government’s principal task – fair, transparent and free elections,” President Rumen Radev stated in Plovdiv, commenting on the Security Council meetin g convened by caretaker PM..
“The list of individuals and companies compiled after the USA announced it was imposing sanctions under the Global Magnitsky sanctions programme aims to minimize the risks to this country - politically and economically,” Caretaker Prime Minister..
A monitoring group from the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) is to send a mission to Bulgaria, EP sources told the BNR’s Horizont channel. The MEPs will come to Bulgaria in September or..
Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva is expecting sanctions to be imposed under the new mechanism for human rights on officials in Russia and oligarchs. In an interview for Politico she says she does not expect any of the ministers to oppose..
EU to extend sanctions against Turkey over oil and gas drilling in Mediterranean EU leaders are giving a green light to extend sanctions against Turkey over its oil and gas drilling in the Mediterranean. This is stated in a final..
NATO: Greece and Turkey set up accident avoidance hotline Greece and Turkey have set up a military hotline to avoid accidental clashes in the Eastern Mediterranean, where disputes exist over energy resources and maritime borders, BGNES..
“To exclude and shut someone up are not European principles, they work against the European Union,” Bulgarian President Rumen Radev told journalists in a comment on the launch of the sanctions procedure against Hungary which may deprive it of its..
Ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, PM Boyko Borissov said that Bulgaria was ready to support fresh sanctions against Russia over the situation in Syria provided this would result in resumption of negotiations. Shortly before Borissov made this..