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Some of the main recommendations for Bulgaria's prosecution included in the latest report of the European experts are concerning money laundry in the country, Bulgarian top prosecutor Boris Velchev revealed.
He also admitted that so far there is no verdi
Bulgaria will enter the European Union on 1 January 2007, but with a safeguard clause probably enforced, MEP Geoffrey van Orden said.
The Finnish parliament will ratify the EU Accession Treaty of Bulgaria irrespectively of the advice extended by the European Commission.
Finland wants to welcome Bulgaria as a full EU member state in a few months, and it has firmly decided to open its labour market for Bulgarians from 1 January 2007, Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen told his Bulgarian counterpart Sergey Stanishev.
Bulgaria's drivers' licenses are meeting the standards of the Eurpean Union (EU) and are not to be changed, Transport Minister Petar Mutafchaiev explained.
The drivers' licenses will have to be changed after 2015 when a special chip will be installed in
Bulgaria and Romania should join the European Union (EU) as planned on January 1, 2007, Malta's Foreign Minister Michael Frendo said.
Frendo welcomed his Bulgarian counterpart Ivaylo Kalfin in Malta's capital La Valletta.
The European Parliament is likely to give its verdict on Bulgaria's accession ahead of the European Commission, the head of Bulgaria's euro-affairs parliamentary commission said.
Bulgaria's Transport Ministry announced that only 2 of the 93 companies banned by the EU from operating in its sky have flown to Bulgaria.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev opened Monday a two-day working visit to Finland, the next EU president.
There is no imminent risk of applying any EU economic safeguard clauses on Bulgaria, energy and economy minister said.
The European Commission will launch a new peer review on intellectual property rights in June, Bulgaria's European affairs minister announced.
The EU rapporteur for Bulgaria Geoffrey van Orden did not leave out the possibility of the enforcement of a safeguard clause for Bulgaria in the justice and home affairs field.
Bulgaria might join the EU on January 1, 2007 with some limitations, includin
The procedure for the ratification of Bulgaria and Romania's EU Accession Treaty will be launched April 5.
Bundestag MP and European-policy spokesman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SDP) parliamentary group Axel Schaefer explained that the fir
The European Union will halt the enlargement process for prolonged period of time upon accession of Bulgaria and Romania, according to several news agencies.
The decision was reportedly made at the session of the Council of Foreign Ministers, held in the
The European Commission does not include experts in constitutional law, Enlargement Commissioner Oli Rehn has shared with Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev.
"We both agreed that Bulgaria has progressed quite a lot," Stanishev said.
A day after a scandal over the proposed enforcement of a safeguard clause rocked Bulgaria, Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev conferred tete-a-tete with European Enlargement Commissioner Oli Rehn.
Officially, the topic of the half-hour meeting were Bulgaria
The amendments to Bulgaria's Constitution, which triggered negative reactions from Brussels, will be adopted nearly unchanged by March 30.
The news emerged after a meeting of representatives of the ruling majority Coalition for Bulgaria, Simeon II Nation
Bulgaria's minister of EU affairs has faced a storm of criticism from the left wing after she assumed a possible entry delay.
A day earlier Meglena Kuneva presented to magistrates a report by European Commission experts, which suggests the enforcement of
Bulgaria's prime minister will be one of the participants in the Spring Summit of the European Union (EU).
Sergey Stanishev will be joined by his Romanian counterpart as well, since Sofia and Bucharest are hoping to enter the Union as full members next y
The European Union has issued a a first-ever blacklist banning more than 90 airlines from operating in its sky.
European Commission experts have proposed the enforcement of a safeguard clause for Bulgaria in the justice and home affairs field. Their report has been prepared after an inspection conducted from February 20 to 24, 2006.
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