Bulgaria's PM for BBC: Sofia Hopes for Fair EU Report

Politics » BULGARIA IN EU | May 3, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00

Over the last few years Bulgaria saw considerable reforms that lead to revolutionary changes and perceivable results, Bulgaria's prime minister told the BBC in an interview.

Sergey Stanishev was firm that Bulgaria's membership in the European Union would settle the European norms in the country and would guarantee further development of the market economy.

The prime minister has also pointed out that over the first three months of 2006 FDI in Bulgaria have gone up by 30% as compared to the same period in 2005, which in his words, is an evidence that Bulgaria boasts a good business environment and proves that there are real results from fight in corruption.

Prime Minister Stanishev argued that Bulgaria's entry into the EU is not a one-side process, it would bring benefits to both Bulgaria and the other EU members.

"We will do out job and hope for a fair monitoring report. A possible entry delay would disappoint our society," Stanishev underlined.

The interview with Bulgaria's prime minister would be broadcasted May 16, when the crucial for the country EU monitoring report is to be published.

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