“The customs union is one of the most important chapters from the EU negotiations and that is why we support Bulgaria’s efforts to reform its customs,” Michael Leigh, EU Chief Negotiator with Bulgaria told Bulgaria’s bTV. According to him, the purpose of
By Theodor Troev in Sofia Bulgarian opposition leaders on Friday said the government led by Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the former King Simeon, should leave office if it was proved that it had violated the law by favouring a British company.
Following is the original text of the press release of Fitch Ratings: NEW YORK, March 22 - Fitch Ratings has today assigned a Long-term foreign currency rating of 'BB-' (BB minus) to the Republic of Bulgaria's new euro and US dollar-denominated eurobonds
The Associated Press Romania's prime minister said Friday his country's commitment in the fight against terrorism has enhanced its chances of becoming a NATO member later this year.
The government should leave office in case that the disclosed data from the meeting of the Council of Ministers is true, Nadezhda Mihaylova, floor leader of the rightist opposition United Democratic Forces declared. “If what has been disclosed is true, it
Despite the high unemployment rate and the EUR 5 BLN of debt, the European Union still hold out hope of recovery for Bulgaria, German newspaper Ostsee-Zeitung writes in its special series of articles, featuring its of the EU candidates. Now it is importan
Following is an excerpt, dedicated to the developments in Bulgaria, from the latest weekly report of the Economist Intelligence Unit. The excerpt is entitled "King makers, King breakers":
The Associated Press Support among Europeans living in candidate countries on joining the European Union (news - web sites) was high as two thirds approved of membership, a survey released Monday said.
Following are the key results from the Eurobarameter survey conducted in October 2001 in the 13 candidate countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey. The survey i
Following is an excerpt from the report "Nato’s Enlargement and European Security" of the Wilton Park, agency with Britain's Foreign Office for discussion of international issues: For those advocating entry of the Balkan candidates, Bulgaria and Romania,
Iranian news agency IRNA Iran and Bulgaria in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) have agreed to promote mutual economic, industrial, agricultural and trade relations in some 15 areas, announced the minister of roads and transport, Ahmad Khorram, here Sa
Rather surprisingly EU aspirants economies were not seriously hit by the September 11th events, Austrian newspaper Die Presse writes. The outlook for the economic growth of the applicant states is very promising, the article pointes out, underlining that
The governance of the Simeon II National Movement more and more turns into part of the problems of the people and becomes harmful, Sergey Stanishev, Socialist leader said in Gabrovo. Asked what are his party's requirements and demands from the government,
Direct Investment into Bulgaria on the Rise Y/Y
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