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Bulgaria's Govt in Talks over Accession to Eurozone Waiting Room

Bulgarian authorities are involved in talks to secure the country's accession into the ERM II mechanism, interim Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov said on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 3089

Bulgaria Staunchly against Two-Tier Mode of Europe - Deputy PM

Interim Deputy Prime Minister Denitsa Zlateva said on Wednesday Bulgaria was staunchly against the notion of Europe divided into two tiers or multiple tiers.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 08:50 | Viewed: 7372

European Commission: Proximity to Sofia Does Not Guarantee Economic Opportunities

In the European Union there’s a development model with many centres, where strong metropolitan areas and those around larger cities are key drivers of competitiveness.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2494

Harsh UK Immigration Plan amid Fear 'Half of Bulgaria and Romania' Will Come

British Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly plans to suspend the right of EU nationals to live in the UK next month after a government source suggested "half of Romania and Bulgaria" might move to the UK before Brexit, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2017, Monday // 12:26 | Viewed: 18263

Bulgaria Ranks 2nd in Utilisation of EU Funds for SMEs

Bulgaria ranks second in terms of the utilisation of European funds for small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs), announced in Sofia European Internal Market Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2359

Bulgaria Remains Among 12 Countries Subject to Special Monitoring

The European Commission has established yet again an extreme imbalance in Bulgaria’s economy.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 15:39 | Viewed: 35969

Interim Govt Not To Nominate Bulgarian EU Commissioner

At present, the caretaker government will not nominate a candidate for Bulgarian European Commissioner, announced interim PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 5865

Bulgaria Requests Opening of Voting Sections in 17 German Cities

The Bulgarian Embassy in Berlin has requested permission from the German authorities to open voting sections in 17 cities in addition to the sections in the diplomatic and consular missions of Bulgaria in the federal republic, stated a written reply by th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2017, Monday // 13:01 | Viewed: 5529

President Radev, PM Gerdzhikov To Discuss EU Commissioner Nomination

President Rumen Radev and interim PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov will meet on Monday to discuss whether an attempt should be made for the caretaker government to nominate a Bulgarian European Commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2017, Monday // 11:16 | Viewed: 2263

Bulgaria Govt Sending Mixed Signals about Next EU Commissioner Pick

Bulgarian officials have been making conflicting statements as to the nomination of the country's next representative at the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 12:04 | Viewed: 5544

Mission of General Directorate Taxation and Customs Union To Arrive in Bulgaria

On Friday, a mission of European experts from General Directorate Taxation and Customs Union of the European Commission will arrive in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 17, 2017, Friday // 10:22 | Viewed: 4250

Preparation for Bulgaria’s EU Presidency Delayed, Marred by Chaos

The preparation of Bulgaria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2018 has been delayed, there is a shortage of qualified cadres, weak coordination among responsible institutions has been established, important public proc

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1939

EC’s Representation in Bulgaria Denies Johannes Hanh Made Anti-Bulgarian Statements

The European Commission’s Representation in Bulgaria has denied that European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hanh made statements of a negative nature about Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 2686

BSP's Ninova Demands Announcement of Names of Deputies Who Voted for CETA

BSP’s chairwoman Korneliya Ninova has called for the names of Bulgarian European deputies who supported the free-trade agreement with Canada – CETA to be made public and for the parties which nominated them to bear political responsibility.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1961

EC: Audit of Euro Funds Not Complete, Funding Not Frozen

The European Commission confirmed on Tuesday that an audit of Bulgaria has been carried out in relation to the funds for science and education but specified that the report from the audit is not ready and funding has not been stopped, reported BTA.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1520

EU Commission: Talks with Bulgaria on Funding Cuts 'Confidential'

The European Commission has neither confirmed nor denied information from Bulgarian officials about a pending freeze of payments under a science and education program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2017, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 2325

Bulgaria's GDP to Grow 2.9% in 2017, but Election May Delay Investment

The Bulgarian economy will grow by 2.9% this year, according to a winter forecast of the European Union, the European Commission says in its winter forecast.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2017, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 2434

Bulgaria to Lose EU Money over 'Irregularities' in Education OP

Bulgaria's Education Ministry has said the country will certainly be imposed a "financial correction" by the European Commission over the way Operational Program Science and Education for Smart Growth (SESG) has been managed so far.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2017, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2090

Ex-PM 'Informed by EU Migration Commissioner' of Fresh Aid to Bulgaria

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has argued EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos "personally informed" him about EUR 6.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2017, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1900

Walloon PM Says Bulgaria Should Quit EU

Wallonia's Minister-President has said Bulgaria should leave the EU, alongside other Eastern European countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2017, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 5006

Bulgaria Ready for Schengen, EU's Tajani Tells President Radev

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani met on Monday evening as part of Radev's visit to Brussels that continues Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 07:08 | Viewed: 3839
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