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EC Director for Enlargement Michael Lee arrives Monday in Sofia to give Bulgarian Deputy PM Meglena Plugchieva detailed explanation about the blocking of EUR 220M of EU funding.
The meeting was initiated by Mr Lee after Plugchieva nearly accused the EC
The European Commission cannot support any unilateral decisions related to the introduction of the common European currency in any EU member state.
State-of-the-art espresso machines installed in January in the European Commission headquarters have been withdrawn after tests proved they brew contaminated coffee.
After archivist Alexander Just found that the coffee tasted odd and sent a sample to a
The only weak link in the work of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry for the preparation of the country's joining of the Schengen zone is the absorption of the Schengen funds, the Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Milen Keremedchiev reported on Thursday.
The EC have unveiled an ambitious plan to spend 350 million euros on aid to Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Moldova, and Belarus, strengthening ties with its former Soviet neighbors.
The "Eastern Partnership" plan also foresees free trade, easier
Accreditation of PHARE agencies could be restored if Bulgarian authorities propose corrective measures for implementation of the program by the end of December 2009, European Commissioner for Enlargement Olli Rehn said, as cited by the press service of th
The President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso declared that Bulgaria's Commissioner Kuneva totally deserved the "European of the Year" Award given to her by the readers of European Voice.
On the eve of a meeting of 27 national enforcement agencies and stakeholder groups in Brussels, the European Commission has stepped up pressure on airline companies selling tickets on the web to meet all the requirements of EU law.
The European Commissioner for consumer protection Meglena Kuneva has been voted "European of the Year" by the readers of European Voice.
Bulgarian European Commissioner for Consumer Protection Meglena Kuneva has been selected as European Commissioner of the Year by the "European Agenda" magazine.
The official award ceremony will be held on December 3rd in Brussels.
The European Commission adopted a decision Tuesday giving EU's newest members Bulgaria and Romania an extension of the deadline for the payment of SAPARD funds by one year.
The Bulgarian Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski is in Brussels to participate in the regularly scheduled meeting of ECOFIN, the Ministry's press center announced on Tuesday.
The ECOFIN meeting is going to work on preparing for the European Council forum
The Bulgarian Parliamentary Commission for the Fight against Corruption has requested from the Ministries' Council to submit information about the 100 beneficiaries, who have absorbed the most funds from European Union (EU) programs.
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The Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Valery Tsvetanov has issued an order for the full reinstatement of the accreditation of the Paying Agency at the State "Agriculture" Fund, the Ministry's press center announced on Sunday.
Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European funds' absorption, Meglena Plugchieva, have said an official letter to EC Director for Enlargement, Michael Lee, will be sent, requesting concrete arguments and explanations about the blocking of EUR 2
The European Union is in danger of turning into "a hobbled giant distracted by internal bickering and competing national agendas" by 2025, according to a report of the American National Intelligence Council.
The finest US intelligence analysts claim in "
The economies of Bulgaria and Romania are the worst off in Eastern Europe, according to an article published on Thursday in the authoritative "Economist" magazine.
The European Commission has sent warning letters to Bulgaria in two separate cases over its failure to properly implement EC environmental laws, the Commission press center reported on Thursday.
The first case concerns the waste framework directive, and
The European Commission presented Wednesday a comprehensive plan to drive Europe's recovery from the current economic crisis.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev commented on the decision of the European Commission to deprive Bulgaria of EUR 520 M of PHARE funds by saying that sometimes the institutions in Brussels were unfair to his country.
The Prime Minister alluded t
Most of the Members of Netherlands' Parliament want to extend the limited access of Bulgarians and Romanians to the country's labor market for three more years, Radio Netherlands reported Wednesday.
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