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Council of EU: Choice of New Judicial Council Is Test for Progress in Bulgaria

Dropping out the monitoring mechanisms on Bulgaria and Romania would only take place after their recommendations are implemented, the Council of the European Union says in a report.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 07:30 | Viewed: 2745

Bulgaria to Speak Out against Multi-Speed Europe

Bulgaria will voice its position against the model of multi-speed Europe suggested as one option by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the government has decided.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 11896

Bulgaria to Back Donald Tusk for 2nd European Council Term

The Bulgarian government has decided to support the reelection of Donald Tusk as Euripean Council President for another term.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 11318

Deputy PM Denitsa Zlateva: Bulgaria Will Lead the Debate in the EU

Bulgaria will lead the debate in the European Union in this crucial time for the future of united Europe, said caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Denitsa Zlateva in Bratislava, quoted by the government press office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 7, 2017, Tuesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 3321

Bulgaria to Join Visegrad Four on Food Standards

Bulgaria's interim Agriculture Minister has said Sofia intends on joining the Visegrad group in their demand that companies should stop selling lower-quality products in Eastern Europe compared to the rest of the continent.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 6, 2017, Monday // 08:46 | Viewed: 42834

Migrant Quotas: EU Commission Criticizes Bulgaria's Poor Record

Bulgaria has matched only 2% of the migrant relocation required under the EU-wide scheme, the European Commission says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 16:34 | Viewed: 4020

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: 3601

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: 10569

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: 2697

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: 18661

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: 2526

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: 38183

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: 7180

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: 6833

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: 2448

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: 6826

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: 5457

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: 2086

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: 2822

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: 2063

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: 1681
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