• Europost at 10

      Europost at 10

      Dear readers,

      on 22 October 2010 the first issue of Europost was published. Then Jose Barroso’s second Commission was still young and Barack Obama was in the midst of his first mandate.

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    • Partnership Agreement between Sofia and Brussels discussed

      Partnership Agreement between Sofia and Brussels discussed

      In seven years, people will be able to take the train directly to Skopje once the railroad connecting Sofia to Gyueshevo has been modernised by 2027, which is the end of the next programming period for the EU. This is envisioned by the draft Partnership Agreement that Bulgaria is set to send in to Brussels to justify its request for €9.7bn over the next seven years and that has been released for public discussion.

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    • Standing guard to the capital

      Standing guard to the capital

      Situated about 30 kilometres south of Rousse, the medieval fortified city of Cherven is part of the Rusenski Lom Nature Park. Cherven's predecessor was a Byzantine stronghold built around the 5th-6th centuries in an area that was first settled by Thracians. Cherven was one of the biggest administrative, military, economic, religious and cultural centres of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom between the 12th and the 14th centuries.

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    • PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

      PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

      We have launched a procedure for searching an opportunity to build a new nuclear power facility on No 2 site of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). This was posted by PM Boyko Borissov on his Facebook page after the Council of Ministers’ Meeting. The reason was the decision of the cabinet to give a mandate to the Bulgarian Energy Holding to study the possibility for construction of unit 7 of the NPP as well as to negotiate with US companies.

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    • City of military museums

      City of military museums

      The city of Pleven, often called “city of military museums”, is situated in the heart of the Danubian plain in northern Bulgaria. Many landmarks are located here, including St George the Conqueror Chapel Mausoleum, Skobelev Park Museum, Panorama of Pleven Epic - 1877, Museum-house Liberator Tsar Alexander II and others.

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    • Bulgaria signs roadmap for military cooperation with US

      Bulgaria signs roadmap for military cooperation with US

      Bulgaria and the US have signed a roadmap for defence cooperation during a meeting between Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov and Secretary of Defence Mark Esper, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence announced. The ceremony took place at the Pentagon as part of Minister Karakachanov's visit to the US.

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