Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Angriff der Türkei vier Tage lang zu widerstehen : Bulgarien warnt Europa vor „Syrien-Szenario“ auf dem Balkan

Angriff der Türkei vier Tage lang zu widerstehen
Bulgariens Ministerpräsident Boiko Borissow hat vor dem Risiko einer Instabilität und vor einem Syrien-Szenario auf dem Balkan gewarnt, sollte die Europäische Union nicht bestätigen, dass die Länder der Region immer noch die Perspektive eines EU-Beitritts hätten. Darüber schreibt die spanische Tageszeitung „ABC“.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Bulgarische Separatisten initiieren neuen Aufstand

Vidin, Vratsa and Montana
Die Bewohner von drei Regionen im Nordwesten Bulgariens beabsichtigen laut dem bulgarischen TV-Sender Nova Television, sich Rumänien anzuschließen.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Bulgaria Takes over EU Presidency in Turbulent Times

Bulgaria has taken up the rotating six-month EU Council presidency. The country, which is under monitoring by Brussels, must work hard to keep the bloc united amid a looming Brexit and unresolved migration issues.

Taking over the EU presidency in the present times poses a serious challenge for Bulgaria. Ongoing Brexit talks, debates to establish a coordinated position on refugee and migration matters, and preparations for the new EU budget from 2020 onward are just three of the most pressing issues to date.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Bulgarian President Says Turkish Meddling in Parliament Elections 'Unacceptable'

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has said that Turkish meddling in parliament elections is a confirmed fact and is "unacceptable," adding that Sophia aims to maintain friendly relations with Ankara.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Erdogan, EU escalate angry rhetoric over refugees, EU membership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalated a brewing war of words with the European Union on Saturday amid fresh warnings from a leading European official not to renege on a deal to house more than 3 million Syrian immigrants.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Bulgarian government resigns after presidential election failure

The Bulgarian prime minister on Monday announced the resignation of his cabinet after his party's candidate failed to win the second round of the country's presidential elections.

Bulgarian presidential election results show growing role of patriotic forces in Europe

Results of the presidential election in Bulgaria show the growing role of the patriotic forces in Europe, Sergei Zheleznayk (United Russia Party), a member of the lower house’s international affairs committee, said on Monday.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Attempts to influence decisions on candidates for UN head position unacceptable

The attempts to influence decision of countries as they initiate candidates for the position of the UN secretary general are unacceptable, and the information in the Bulgarian media, claiming Russia could support actions of the kind, are lies, spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Sunday in response to a request from TASS to comment on reports in the Bulgarian media saying Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel allegedly had persuaded Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to support Bulgaria’s candidate Kristalina Georgieva instead of Sofia’s earlier initiated candidature of Irina Bokova.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Russia denies Bulgarian accusations of airspace intrusions

The spokesperson for Russia’s defence ministry denied the accusations made by Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev about alleged intrusions by Russian fighter jets into Bulgaria’s airspace, saying that there have been no official inquiries regarding the incidents.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

EU confidential cargo : Russia concerned over Soviet-type weapons delivery to Syrian opposition

Russia is concerned over Romanian media reports on the supply of large batches of Soviet-type weapons from Romania and Bulgaria with the US assistance for transfer to Syrian opposition groups, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told TASS on Thursday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Bulgarian PM on ‘migrant hunters’: ‘No one has the right to arrest outside the law’

In his latest comment on civilian groups intercepting migrants and refugees near the country’s borders, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has told a Cabinet meeting: “No one has the right to make arrests outside the law”.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Bulgaria arrests ‘migrant hunter’ self-styled “volunteer squad” border patrol

Petar “The Feathers” Nizamov, allegedly part of a vigilante group that illegally detained migrants near the Bulgarian border, has been arrested, Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov said on April 12.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Bulgarian Border Police chief: Migrant-hunting ‘somewhat illegal’

Bulgaria’s Border Police chief has described the scenes on an amateur video of migrants being captured by private citizens and forced back to Turkey as “somewhat illegal”.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Europe migrant crisis: Main threat to Bulgaria from Greek, not Turkish, border – PM Borissov

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov told Parliament on March 25 that he does not expect a massive influx of migrants across the Turkish border, but sees the main threat as coming from the Greek border.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Corruption, weaknesses in labor market hinder businesses in Bulgaria

Bureaucracy, corruption and weaknesses in the labor market are some of the key obstacles that hinder businesses and economic growth in Bulgaria, according to a report released  on Thursday.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Refugees not to stay in Europe forever - Bulgarian FM

Bulgarian foreign minister Daniel Mitov here on Wednesday said the idea that many people granted refugee status would remain in Europe forever was wrong.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Bulgaria will not allow Greek farmers to ruin bilateral relations. - Bulgarian FM

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov
Bulgaria has built up its relations with Greece over 25 years and will not allow 100 to 200 Greek farmers to ruin the work done, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on February 24, as Greek blockades and Bulgarian counter-blockades of the countries’ mutual borders resumed.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Bulgarian Parliament approves role for Nato in protecting country’s air space

Bulgaria’s National Assembly has approved the second and final reading of amendments to the Defence and Armed Forces Act that legalise the participation of allied air forces from other Nato countries in protecting Bulgaria’s air space.

Monday, December 28, 2015

No further eurozone expansion seen in next few years (EU Commisioner)

The eurozone is not expected to welcome any new members in the coming years, as the region's long crisis seems to have put some countries off, deputy European Commission chief said in a newspaper interview Monday.

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