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Bulgaria Can Cope with Refugee Quota of 1200 – PM Borisov

Bulgaria can cope with a quota of up to 1200 refugees, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2015, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 3389

Bulgaria Should Receive Syrians of Mixed Religion, IntMin Says

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2015, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2047

Express: Romania, Bulgaria to Use Migrant Crisis to Gain Free Movement in EU

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2015, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2583

Bulgaria to Receive Disaster Aid of EUR 6.3 M

Bulgaria is to receive EUR 6.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2015, Tuesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 4289

EU Interior Ministers Agree in Principle to Relocate 120 000 Migrants

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 14, 2015, Monday // 21:22 | Viewed: 4339

Bulgaria Still Seeking Schengen Membership by Air Border – Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has said that Bulgaria keeps insisting on being granted partial Schengen membership by air border.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 14, 2015, Monday // 20:25 | Viewed: 5632

Bulgaria Backs Mandatory Refugee Quotas – Interior Minister

Bulgaria unconditionally supports the proposal for mandatory refugee quotas, according to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 14, 2015, Monday // 18:13 | Viewed: 5308

Bulgaria Has Been Controlling Its Borders Successfully for a Long Time – Minister

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 14, 2015, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 5311

Bulgaria Warns Citizens Against Travel Through Hungary

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 14, 2015, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 4009

Interior Minister Says Bulgaria Will Fulfill Its Commitment to Accept Refugees

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2015, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2504

Bulgaria, Romania Need Political Decision to Join Schengen - EU Commission

The European Commission said on Thursday that Bulgaria and Romania both meet the criteria to join the European Union’s Schengen passport-free travel zone but it is not up to the EU’s executive body to take a decision.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 16:55 | Viewed: 4700

EU Commission Adopts Bulgarian-Greek Cross Border Cooperation Programme

The European Commission (EC) adopted on Wednesday the cross border cooperation Interreg programme for Bulgaria and Greece for the 2014-2020 period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2137

Deputy PM: Schengen Accession of Bulgaria, Romania Is Key for Solving Refugee Crisis

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva stated on Wednesday that the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen Area is part of the solution to the unprecedented refugee crisis affecting Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3292

Labor Minister Kalfin Worried by Bulgarian Beggars in Sweden

Up to 15% of beggars roaming the streets of Sweden are Bulgarian citizens, Bulgaria's Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2170

Bulgaria to Take Part in EU Migrant Relocation Scheme

Bulgaria will be part of the EU's unified response to the migrant crisis, the country's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1914

Deputy PMs, FM Present Bulgarian Stance on Refugee Crisis

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Ministers Rumyana Bachvarova, Meglena Kuneva and Ivaylo Kalfin and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov presented on Tuesday the country's stance on the unprecedented refugee crisis facing Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2160

FM: Refugee Crisis Is Argument in Favour of Bulgaria's Accession to Schengen

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday that the refugee crisis represented an additional argument in favour of Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen Area.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2321

Updated Migrant Quota System Allocates 1500 Refugees to Bulgaria – Le Monde

Bulgaria will have to accept 1500 refugees this year according to an updated migrant quota system of the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 7, 2015, Monday // 16:00 | Viewed: 5456

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry Advises Against Train Travel via Hungary

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised on Friday citizens to avoid train travel through Hungary.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 5, 2015, Saturday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2159

Bulgaria Boasts Highest Recognition Rate of Asylum Applications in EU

Bulgaria boasted the highest rate of positive decisions on asylum applications in the European Union (EU) in 2014.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 3, 2015, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgaria's Defence Minister to Call for Common EU Policy on Tackling Refugee Wave

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev will call for devising a common EU policy on counteracting the influx of refugees to Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1821