• Bulgaria reaffirms position on North Macedonia

      Bulgaria reaffirms position on North Macedonia

      At a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Rumen Alexandrov confirmed that the support for the European perspective of the Republic of North Macedonia, expressed by the Bulgarian National Assembly in 2019, remains in effect, Bulgaria's Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels said on Tuesday.

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    • Sofia, Skopje have window of opportunity to work together

      Sofia, Skopje have window of opportunity to work together

      “I hope that the atmosphere of trust and mutual respect of national interests continues in the direction of finding a solution, because the European perspective for the Republic of North Macedonia and that for the Western Balkans are in the interest of Bulgaria, the region and the entire EU. But all of this must happen within the rules and in a process of dialogue through which we can clear up things between us first, so that we do not leave unresolved issues in the European family.”

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    • EU Commissioner for Health: I urge people to get vaccinated

      EU Commissioner for Health: I urge people to get vaccinated

      “I am glad with the commitments for help in the vaccination process. There will be an information campaign related to the topic of how important vaccines are in reducing and limiting the coronavirus pandemic,” Health Minister Stoycho Katsarov stated after his meeting with European Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides.

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    • Sofia, Skopje: In anticipation of active dialogue

      Sofia, Skopje: In anticipation of active dialogue

      The prospects for taking a real step forward when it comes to the European integration of the Republic of North Macedonia was the central topic of a conversation that the country's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Bulgarian President Rumen Radev had at the conclusion of the NATO summit in Brussels.

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    • Laura Kovesi: We need experienced and courageous team

      Laura Kovesi: We need experienced and courageous team

      We need experienced, courageous and active prosecutors, said European Chief Prosecutor Laura Kovesi at a press conference in Sofia on Friday. “I came to Sofia to meet the four European delegated prosecutors, we have in the EPPO office here, to see if they needed support in their work. This is a part of my duty to oversee the activities of our decentralised offices in all the participating Member States. One of the first challenges is that the EPPO team is not complete, we are missing six European delegated prosecutors as well as support staff,” Kovesi said.

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    • Wizz Air with base in Burgas and new destinations

      Wizz Air with base in Burgas and new destinations

      The low-cost airline Wizz Air has opened its first base in Burgas, which is its third in the country. The company will base one Airbus A320 at the Burgas Airport on a seasonal basis - for the months between June and September 2021. By establishing this new base, Wizz Air now operates flights to 16 destinations from the Black Sea city, 10 of which are new and will become operational this month. Tickets are already available.

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    • Campaigning opens for 11 July general elections

      Campaigning opens for 11 July general elections

      Campaigning officially opens Friday for the 11 July general elections in Bulgaria. The elections were scheduled by a presidential decree 12 May after a short-lived 45th National Assembly failed to form a government and the President had to dissolve it and form a caretaker government.

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