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Following the conclusion of an agreement between the European Investment Fund (EIF) and Cibank on Friday, 1000 Bulgarian SMEs will be eligible to receive EUR 100 M in loand under the programme for Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized
A total of EUR 471 M will be spent on cross-border cooperation programs with Bulgaria’s neighboring countries by 2020, according to Deputy Regional Development Minister Denitsa Nikolova.
Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has said no member state could be imposed to set up a migrant hotspot.
The EU suffers annual tax losses amounting to EUR 454 B, or 8.6% of tax revenues overall, from the shadow economy, according to research published by Austria’s Linz University.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov assured on Friday that both the incumbent and the previous governments have guarded the country's borders reliably against the refugee influx.
Bulgaria on Thursday recommended to its motorists to avoid crossing the border between Serbia and Croatia due to tit-for-tat traffic bans imposed by Belgrade and Zagreb in relation to the migrant crisis.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov clarified on Thursday his position on the possibility of Bulgaria hosting a hotspot reception centre for refugees.
A hotspot for refugees may be established in Bulgaria by end-November, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Only with the cooperation of both the United States and Russia can the conflict in Syria be solved, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.
As many as 852 migrants will be immediately relocated to Bulgaria under the first phase of a EU quota scheme approved by a majority of EU's interior ministers on Wednesday.
Bulgaria will host the 2016 edition of the Arraiolos meeting, which gathers the non-executive presidents of EU member states.
Bulgaria can cope with a quota of up to 1200 refugees, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
Bulgaria's Interior Minister has voiced the preference of her government as to the nationality and religion of migrants that Bulgaria is to accept under the EU quota scheme pending approval.
Romania and Bulgaria are planning to use the migrant crisis, trading their approval of quotas for access to the Schengen borderless area, the Daily Express has claimed.
Bulgaria is to receive EUR 6.
EU interior ministers have adopted a plan by the European Commission to relocate 40 000 asylum seekers from Greece and Italy to other Member States over the next 2 years.
Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has said that Bulgaria keeps insisting on being granted partial Schengen membership by air border.
Bulgaria unconditionally supports the proposal for mandatory refugee quotas, according to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.
When it comes to human smuggling, we have to admit that there is a lot of work to be done not only in Bulgaria but on an EU scale, according to Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.
Bulgaria has warned its citizens to avoid travel by train or road through the territory of Hungary due to concentration of refugees at the country’s borders with Austria and Serbia.
Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova assured that Bulgaria will fulfill its commitment to accept the refugees, who will be distributed from Greece, Italy and Hungary according to the quota system unveiled by European Commission President Jean-Claude Junck
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