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The European Commission's monitoring report on Bulgaria, due on Wednesday, will cover for the first time a one-year period in which three governments have succeeded.
The European Commission is expected to announce it will continue to monitor Bulgaria's progress in the areas of judicial reform, fighting organized crime and corruption, local media reports say.
Bulgaria expects the co-operation and verification mechanism (CVM) of the European Commission to be lifted by 2018, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.
Bulgaria faces yet another threat of an infringement procedure by the EC over shortcomings in the Law on Underground Natural Resources.
Bulgaria's Foreign received assurances from his British counterpart that the UK acknowledged the positive economic contribution of Bulgarians living in the country.
The European Commission has reported a "smooth and successful" changeover from the lats to the euro in Latvia.
Bulgaria supports the establishment of a European Prosecutor's Office to investigate and refer to court perpetrators and accomplices in offenses against financial interests of the EU, but not other types of crimes.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister, Kristian Vigenin, is in London and will meet Thursday his British counterpart, William Hague.
The UK could be forced to quit the European Union if the organisation does not reform, George Osborne has warned, as cited by BBC.
The new Greek EU Presidency will work towards establishing greater solidarity within the European Union, stated Greece's ambassador to Bulgaria Demosthenes Stoidis.
French authorities evicted more than 21 537 Roma migrants in 2013, more than double the total for 2012, official data showed.
The European Commission is inspecting whether Bulgaria allowed breaches of EU law in the tender to select a contractor for the South Stream gas pipeline project.
Highly publicized worries of an imminent migrant wave from Bulgaria and Romania in the UK have been proven groundless, according to Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Kristian Vigenin.
The co-operation and verification mechanism (CVM) of the European Commission will remain topical during Greece's EU presidency, according to Bulgaria's Foreign Minister.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has flatly rejected demands from 95 Tory MPs for Westminster to be given a veto over all laws from Brussels.
The European Parliament declared that rules on freedom of movement were completely non-negotiable, and made clear that attempts to change them would be blocked, writes the UK The Observer.
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