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Turkey Denies Suspending Readmission Agreement with Bulgaria
Jun16

Turkey Denies Suspending Readmission Agreement with Bulgaria

Turkey has unilaterally suspended the migrant readmission agreement with Bulgaria, media sources say. Ankara has already informed Bulgaria’s ministries of interior and foreign affairs about the move which was personally ordered by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to daily 24 Chasa. The Turkish Embassy has meanwhile said Ankara has...

Turkey ‘Suspends Readmission Agreement with Bulgaria’
Jun16

Turkey ‘Suspends Readmission Agreement with Bulgaria’

Turkey has unilaterally suspended the migrant readmission agreement with Bulgaria, media sources say. Ankara has already informed Bulgaria’s ministries of interior and foreign affairs about the move which was personally ordered by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to daily 24 Chasa. Several national news outlets quote government...

Romania’s Joint Naval Force Proposal Leaves Bulgaria PM, President Divided
Jun16

Romania’s Joint Naval Force Proposal Leaves Bulgaria PM, President Divided

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has tabled to Bulgaria a proposal to create a joint Black Sea fleet to counter Russia, reiterating an earlier offer by authorities, daily 24 reports, citing government sources.”This is an attempt at involving Bulgaria in another conflict. Nothing requires that additional troops should be deployed to the...

Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says
Jun15

Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says

A Romanian government official has said that a gas interconnection between Romania and Bulgaria is expected to come on stream in 2016. “The interconnector will be completed by the end of this year,” Romania’s secretary of state at the Ministry of Energy, Corina Popescu, told an energy traders conference on Wednesday, according...

Hybrid war in times of cold peace
Jun15

Hybrid war in times of cold peace

At the insistence of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia NATO is to deploy 4 infantry divisions to its Eastern Wing, in order to be better prepared against possible Russian aggression. Undoubtedly, we are responding to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, because prior to the illegal annexation of Crimea no one was talking about such military...

Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova Reaches Second Round in Birmingham
Jun15

Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova Reaches Second Round in Birmingham

The highest ranking Bulgarian female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova reached the second round of the WTA tournament in Birmingham In a match from the first round played on Tuesday, Pironkova defeated Lesia Tsurenko from Ukraine with 6:4, 6:2. The Bulgarian started the first set well, achieving an early break and coming in the lead with 2:0....

Gas internationalization in all directions
Jun14

Gas internationalization in all directions

Bulgaria hasn’t got its own gas deposits developed and its annual consumption of some 4 bln. m3 of blue fuel is almost 100% provided by Russia via Ukraine. The Bulgarian authorities do not like this, as they say such a situation makes the state much too dependent on only one foreign country in terms of energy. Besides that, Bulgaria has had...

NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit
Jun14

NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit

The defence ministers of the NATO member countries are scheduled to meet in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday in preparation for the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw in July. This will be their last meeting in this format before the high-level meeting next month which will bring together the heads of state or government of the NATO member...

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 900 Foreigners in 2014 – Eurostat
Jun13

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 900 Foreigners in 2014 – Eurostat

According to the latest figures of Eurostat released on Monday, Bulgaria granted citizenship to 900 foreign nationals in 2014. In 99 % of the cases, those granted Bulgarian citizenship came from non-EU countries. This is the second highest rate of granting citizenship to non-EU citizens after Estonia where all people granted Estonian citizenship...

Extra police presence at Euro 2016 after clashes
Jun12

Extra police presence at Euro 2016 after clashes

Euro 2016 continues and police presence has also been increased after clashes between fans in Marseille, in which dozens were injured. 10 people have been arrested in Marseille in connection with last night’s brawls that accompanied the match between England and Russia. Four of the injured are in hospital and the life of one of them is in...

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