Boyko Borissov

    • 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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    • Borissov: New F-16s are evidence of our will to modernise the army

      Borissov: New F-16s are evidence of our will to modernise the army

      The acquisition of the F-16 Block 70 jet fighters is more than a transaction, it is evidence of Bulgaria's wish to complete the modernisation of its armed forces with an eye to achieving real operational compatibility with the rest of the NATO member countries. This statement was made by PM Boyko Borissov at a meeting with representatives of the US defence company Lockheed Martin, from which Bulgaria bought the fighter aircraft for its army, the Council of Ministers announced. US Ambassador to Sofia, H.E. Herro Mustafa participated in the conversation as well.

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    • PM Borissov to the UN: The coronavirus disrupted people's lives, long-term measures are needed

      PM Borissov to the UN: The coronavirus disrupted people's lives, long-term measures are needed

      “There is no alternative to the United Nations in developing international law and multilateral cooperation. Moreover, in the current situation of coronavirus pandemic, the world more than ever needs the UN as a moral leader,” stated Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in his speech during the General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, which is being held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the press service of the Council of Ministers announced.

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    • Balkan Stream enters its final phase

      Balkan Stream enters its final phase

      With the implementation of Balkan Stream, Bulgaria turns into a regional strategic gas distribution centre and guarantees diversification of natural gas supplies. The project is entering its final phase. This was posted by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Facebook. Before that, he inspected the construction site of Balkan Stream from air, via a government helicopter.

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    • Borissov calls for common European medical shield

      Borissov calls for common European medical shield

      Creating an EU medical shield – i.e. a common protocol for action featuring coulour codes of red, yellow and green denoting levels of severity – is what PM Boyko Borissov urged for in his speech at the Bled Strategic Forum in the Slovenian resort town of Bled, which brought together Central and Southeastern European leaders. The main topic of discussion was the future of the community post Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bulgarian premier made remarks twice during the forum.

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    • The oligarchy shakes, Bozhkov passes talking points to his pawns

      The oligarchy shakes, Bozhkov passes talking points to his pawns

      Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's proposal to convene a Grand National Assembly (GNA) caught the oligarchy unawares and it literally shook after his statement on Friday afternoon. The first one to give a pitch was behind-the-scenes leader of the revolt against the statehood - the boss Vasil Bozhkov, who is hiding in Dubai from his 19 felony charges in Bulgaria.

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    • Survey: Delyan Peevski biggest donor

      Survey: Delyan Peevski biggest donor

      MRF lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski and businessman Kiril Domuschiev have emerged as the most generous donors to COVID-19 relief efforts in opinion polls Sova Harris conducted between 29 May and 3 June of this year among 1,000 people.

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    • Borissov, Vucic inspect Balkan Stream gas pipeline

      Borissov, Vucic inspect Balkan Stream gas pipeline

      Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic inspected the Balkan Stream gas pipeline in its Letnitsa section on Monday. “What I know is that there are no wars where there are gas pipelines,” PM Borissov said. He underscored the fact that Balkan Stream is planned to transit natural gas from different sources, which will contribute to diversifying supplies for the region.

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