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Commission reports on progress in #Bulgaria under #CVM

Commission reports on progress in #Bulgaria under #CVM

| October 23, 2019

The European Commission has adopted its latest report on steps taken by Bulgaria to meet its commitments on judicial reform, the fight against corruption and tackling organized crime, in the context of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). The report looks at the progress made over the past year to meet the final 17 recommendations […]

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EU diplomacy with #Turkey for the Kurdish crisis should seek #Bulgaria diplomatic channel 

EU diplomacy with #Turkey for the Kurdish crisis should seek #Bulgaria diplomatic channel 

| October 23, 2019

If the EU wants to be heard by Turkey in the current crisis with the Kurds in Syria, the EU will be smart to work through the diplomatic channel that the Bulgarian government and its Prime Minister Boyko Borissov have established with Turkish President Erdogan, writes Iveta Chernev. Last week, the Turkish President told the […]

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Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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Vice President #Katainen in #Bulgaria for a #CitizensDialogue

Vice President #Katainen in #Bulgaria for a #CitizensDialogue

| October 7, 2019

Vice President Jyrki Katainen (pictured) will be in Sofia, Bulgaria today (7 October) and tomorrow to attend a Citizens’ Dialogue on the theme ‘What Europe Do We Want? – The EU’s New Priorities’. He will meet Education and Science Minister Krasimir Valchev and he will participate in the event ‘Competitiveness 2030: Key competences for success’, […]

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European Parliament hearing of Commissioner Designate Mariya Gabriel demonstrates international partnerships will be key component of future EU research programmes

European Parliament hearing of Commissioner Designate Mariya Gabriel demonstrates international partnerships will be key component of future EU research programmes

| October 1, 2019

The European Parliament hearing last night (30 September) of Commissioner Designate Mariya Gabriel was both highly impressive and exciting. Mariya Gabriel will have responsibility for the smooth running of Horizon Europe during the financial period 2021-2027. This is the flagship instrument that the EU will be using to promote research, innovation and science policies across […]

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Bulgaria’s Borissov says he hopes for deal in #EUTopJobs summit fight

Bulgaria’s Borissov says he hopes for deal in #EUTopJobs summit fight

| July 2, 2019

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borrisov (pictured) said disagreement over the EU’s top jobs had pitted nations against each other but that he hoped that EU leaders would find a way to unite behind a deal at a third day of talks on Tuesday (2 July), writes Tsvetelia Tsolova. Borissov said that Eastern Europe countries had born […]

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#Bulgaria: Whistleblower reveals corruption in the sale of passports goes to the top

#Bulgaria: Whistleblower reveals corruption in the sale of passports goes to the top

| January 6, 2019

Katya Mateva started work in the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice in 2005. In 2012, when she rose to the level of director of the Council for Citizenship, there was a change of government. The new parliament decided to carry out an investigation into the granting of Bulgarian citizenship over the previous 10 years – a […]

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