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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: 1542

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: 916

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: 1566

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: 505

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: 632

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: 697

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: 2919

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: 1417

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: 906

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: 1062

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: 3134

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: 1435

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: 1505

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: 1521

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: 1056

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: 1577

Bulgarian Ministers Desperate to Negotiate Reduction of EU Funds Losses in 2014

A delegation of Bulgarian ministers headed by Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds, held talks with representatives of the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgaria’s Govt Will Pursue Schengen Accession in Stages – Deputy PM

Bulgaria has a clear economic and political interest in joining the Schengen Area and the accession in stages will be among the key goals of the government, according to Meglena Kuneva, Deputy Prime Minister for European Policy and Institutional Matters.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgaria Interior Minister Backs Idea to Set up European Prosecutor’s Office

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov on Tuesday supported the idea of establishing European Prosecutor's Office responsible for combating fraud and misappropriation of EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1041

Schengen Accession Is Achievable Target for Bulgaria, Romania – Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister for European Policy and Institutional Matters Meglena Kuneva has told Romania’s Ambassador to Bulgaria Anton Pacuretu that the accession to the Schengen area is an achievable target for both countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 17, 2014, Monday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1679

Kristalina Georgieva Calls For Urgent Reforms

Bulgaria’s European Commissioner for Budget, Human Resources and Securit Kristalina Georgieva called for urgent and profound reforms in Bulgaria in an interview for the BNR public broadcaster.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2014, Saturday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1387