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PM Borisov Says Bulgaria Not a Bargaining Chip in Politics, EU Should Support It

Bulgaria will not allow to be used as a coin in relations between Russia and the West, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said in Brussels on Wednesday evening.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1317

Bulgaria PM to Meet EU Commission President in Brussels

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is on a visit to Brussels to hold talks with the heads of the European Commission, European Council and European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 640

EU Commission: No Legal Basis Exists for Compensating Bulgaria on South Stream

The European Commission revealed that no legal framework existed for compensating Bulgaria due to Russia's announced cancellation of the construction of the South Stream pipeline.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2167

European Commission Assures It Never Sought Suspension of South Stream

The European Commission has emphasized that it has not insisted on the full suspension of the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1399

Sofia Metro To Reach Airport In April 2015

The extension of the red line of the Sofia metro reaching the airport is expected to be completed by the beginning of April next year, the Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova told journalists after an inspection of the construction.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1810

Daniel Mitov: Bulgarians Don't Syphon Off UK Benefits

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov expressed his concern with David Cameron's proposals aimed at restricting the flow of immigrants of other EU member states to the UK.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1505

Bulgaria Remains under EU Monitoring over Macroeconomic Imbalances

Bulgaria is one of the sixteen countries subject to EU monitoring over macroeconomic imbalances, the EU Commission's Alert Mechanism Report 2015 shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 896

EU Commission Approves Bulgaria's Human Resources Program

The European Commission has given the thumbs up on a BGN 2.135 B operational program for Bulgaria, allocating the sum between 2014 an 2020, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1558

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva to Meet Bulgaria President, PM

EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva is due to hold talks with Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 09:41 | Viewed: 500

Bulgaria to Get 6% of Requested EUR 300 M under EU Solidarity Fund

Bulgaria will get 6% of the requested EUR 300 M under the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), or some EUR 10.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 605

PES Leader Stanishev Offers to Help Bulgaria Join Schengen

European socialists' leader Sergey Stanishev has announced he is ready to work with Bulgarian institutions toward Bulgaria's accession into the Schengen area without border control.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 08:31 | Viewed: 690

Bulgaria Will Not Sign TTIP Unless US Lifts Visa Requirements - Minister

Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has said that Bulgaria will not sign the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) unless the US lifts visa requirements.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2821

EU Commission Issues Final Warning to Bulgaria in Four Areas

The European Commission on Wednesday asked Bulgaria to comply properly with EU law in four areas or face referral to the European Union's Court of Justice.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1352

Justice Minister Expects Negative EC Report on Judiciary

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov expects a negative annual report on justice and internal affairs of the European Commission on Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 882

EU Commission to Go On with CVM Reports on Bulgaria, Romania

The European Commission is intending to continue the monitoring reports prepared about Bulgaria and Romania, issuing a single document on a yearly basis, a spokesperson for the Commission has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2014, Monday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1039

Romania Could Outpace Bulgaria in Schengen Accession - Deputy PM

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has warned the country should prepare for tough conclusions in the EU Commission's forthcoming report on justice and internal affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2014, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 2994

Bulgaria Runs Huge Risk of Losing EU Funds - Deputy PM

Bulgaria could register fresh losses of EU funding, the Deputy PM for Absorption of EU Funds and Economic Policy has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1432

European Commission OKs 39 New Operational Programs, None of Them Bulgarian

The European Commission (EC) has approved 39 operational programs for the 2014-2020 programming period but none of them is Bulgarian.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 21, 2014, Friday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1475

Bulgaria to Seek Long-Term Loan for 240-km Section of Hemus Motorway

Bulgaria will seek a long-term loan from international banks for the construction of a 240-km section of the Hemus motorway, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 21, 2014, Friday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1473

Bulgaria PM to Seek Unfreezing of EU Funds in Brussels Next Week

Issues can be found with nearly all projects conducted under Operational Program Transport, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 21, 2014, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1010

French Ambassador: EU Monitoring On Bulgaria Might Increase

French ambassador to Bulgaria Xavier Lapeyere de Cabanes, said there were no signs that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) applied to Bulgaria and Romania might come to an end.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1565