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The Netherlands Embassy in Sofia organized Thursday a Celebrating Dance performance to mark Bulgaria's accession to the EU a few weeks earlier.
The event was a co-production of the Bulgarian National Opera and Ballet and the Dutch Ensemble for Youth Intr
Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the European Union for accepting Bulgaria and Romania as new member states without consulting Moscow, DPA reported.
Germany's upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, will start Friday the ratification of the EU treaty of Bulgaria and Romania.
Poland has refused to lift its veto on opening EU partnership talks with Russia, on the eve of a summit with President Vladimir Putin, the EU presidency announced Thursday.
The EU-Russia summit on Friday will not launch negotiations for a new framework a
There are about 10,000 systematic drug-takers in Bulgaria, a report of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction shows.
A report of the British parliament argues that the country's economy has benefited from the UK open-door policy towards EU10 migrant workers in 2004.
It has called to EU politicians to engage the public on benefits of the EU enlargement.
MEPs from the External Relations Committee have voted with impressive majority an amendment to the report on Bulgaria, urging for a more flexible approach to two units closure at Kozloduy.
The European lawmakers have suggested that the proposal for an ei
The European Parliament's External Relations Commission will vote Thursday on the last EC monitoring report on Bulgaria.
Prepared by rapporteur Geoffrey Van Orden, the report was discussed Wednesday, and MEPs suggested that the proposal for an eight-mont
The EU Commission tries to ensure that the Russian Federation won't impose a ban to imports of meat products from Romania and Bulgaria in 2007 once these countries are EU members, EUobserver reported.
Geoffrey Van Orden, rapporteur for Bulgaria in the European Parliament, has requested that the proposal for a eight-month delay in the decommissioning of Kozloduy nuke units 3 and 4 be voted separately
The proposal was tabled by two MEPs.
Bulgaria can offer a lot to the European Union, which "needs fresh air", according to the speaker of Danish Parliament.
Christian Mejdahl addressed the Bulgarian lawmakers on Wednesday after meeting with the parliamentary commission on European integrati
With a majority of 97-2 votes, 16 abstained, the Danish Parliament ratified the EU Accession Treaty of Bulgaria and Romania.
The news was announced by Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Georgi Pirinski, while lawmakers were discussing the key fourth amendment
The European Commission is seeking to hire in its administrative bodies 385 Bulgarians after January 1, 2007, Director-General of DG Personnel and Administration Claude Chene announced.
The information came out after a meeting of Chene with Bulgaria's St
EU member countries were informed of the monitoring mechanism to be used once Bulgaria and Romania became member countries.
The European Commission has been working on a report listing all measures and inspection mechanisms to be used for monitoring refo
The Lithuanian government has decided to leave its labour market open for newcomers Bulgaria and Romania joining next January.
The official statement released on Monday confirmed earlier intentions of Vilnius towards opening its labour market.
The European Commission will grant EUR 17 M for transborder cooperation between Bulgaria and Romania, Darik News reported.
After January 1, 2007 the Greek market will be flooded with cheap Bulgarian goods, similar to the Chinese ones, Athens' daily Vima has said.
Romania's foreign minister called on the British government to officially decry a report published by a British tabloid newspaper.
The newly appointed head of the European Commission Delegation in Bulgaria Michael Humphreys repeated his initially voiced optimism about the country's readiness to join the European Union, but added a few caveats.
The head of the European Parliament's foreign affairs committee is preparing a scathing response to the European Commission's recently -published strategy on how to deal with enlargement in the future, EUobserver reported.
Greece has decided to curb immigration from Bulgaria and Romania after the two countries join the European Union in January, local reports said, contrary to all expectations in neighbouring Bulgaria.
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