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Dimitrov: Bulgaria violated the Good Neighbor Agreement and started blackmailing

Relations with Bulgaria have changed since it violated Article 2 of the Good Neighbor Agreement, which said that Sofia would help us on the European path, would not help us, at least block us again. We experienced two vetoes and problems for our language. There is no progress in an atmosphere of blackmail. “Mutual trust…

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Jotova: Bulgaria is under strong European pressure for a veto on Northern Macedonia

“Bulgaria continues to be under strong European pressure to lift its veto on Northern Macedonia ‘s EU membership talks,” Bulgarian Vice President Iliyana Yotova told Bulgarian Public Radio BNR. At the same time, the Bulgarian vice president asserted that “the EU is showing a growing understanding of Sofia’s demands on Skopje, mainly related to the…

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Zaev: We continue to build friendly relations with Bulgaria, Macedonian language and identity are not negotiable

Zaev: We continue to build friendly relations with Bulgaria, Macedonian language and identity are not negotiable

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Bulgaria: 123.8 million leva is the budget for the by-elections

In its decree, the government approved the draft law on the expenses for the preparation and holding of elections for the president and vice-president of Bulgaria, as well as for the parliamentary elections to be held on November 14, 2021. The amount for the election expenses amounts to BGN 123.8 million and the total expenses…

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Bulgaria: Protesting parties lose ground in new poll

If the elections for the National Assembly were held in the first half of September, the results would be as follows: GERB -SDS in 22.5% of adult Bulgarians, BSP in 16.1%. “Democratic Bulgaria” at 15.8%, “There are such people” at 15.5%, MRF at 11.9%. Near the threshold of the entrance bring “Get up! Out of…

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Bulgaria: New caretaker government unveiled to hold snap elections on November 14th

The President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rumen Radev, presented the new caretaker government that will prepare for and hold early parliamentary and regular presidential elections on 14 November. For the first time in Bulgaria, a caretaker government succeeds a previous, also caretaker government. “The interim government is a successful example, a step forward in…

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Bulgaria: The 46th National Assembly is now a thing of the past

The Speaker of the Bulgarian National Assembly Iva Miteva has dropped the last parliamentary bell and the 46th National Assembly is already part of Bulgaria’s political history. The Speaker of the National Assembly closed the session with a wish for a good election campaign. After two months of work and almost 30 sessions, parliament failed…

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Bulgaria: Dual elections on November 14th

According to his constitutional powers, the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev will appoint a caretaker government on September 16th and dissolve the Parliament, the Presidential Office announced. This means that the parliamentary session scheduled for September 15 will be the last for the short but turbulent life of the 46th Parliament. Early…

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Bulgaria: Registration has started and will last until October 3rd

Registration in the Republic of Bulgaria started at midnight and will last until October 3. The first ten days will be done online by the taxpayers themselves, and then in the classic way, where 27,000 registrars will visit the homes of those who did not fill out the online form. This will happen in the…

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Bulgaria celebrates Unification Day

Unification Day is celebrated on September 6, in honor of the unification of Eastern Rumelia and the Principality of Bulgaria on September 6, 1885. Bulgaria became part of the Ottoman Empire in 1396. In April 1876, there was a series of revolts against Ottoman rule in Bulgaria. The harsh suppression of the uprisings by the…

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Bulgaria: November 14th Presidential Elections, Unknown Date for New Parliamentary Elections

“The failure of our deputies to re-elect a normal government does not exhaust their responsibility to the Bulgarian people and the agenda is not so much the date of the elections as if the National Assembly will be able to mobilize to do at least part of the legislative work.” “The responsibility for updating the…

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Bulgaria: BSP’s attempts to form government fail

“We have made every effort to reach a majority for a cabinet and an executive parliament. Our three protesting parties have refused. It is pointless to continue these efforts.” This was stated by the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Cornelia Ninova after the meeting of the National Council of the party. “Obviously, there…

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Bulgaria North Macedonia

Radev: Pressure on Bulgaria for Northern Macedonia will intensify

“In the coming months, the pressure on Bulgaria for northern Macedonia will intensify,” said President Rumen Radev, who is on an official visit to Slovenia to attend the Bled Strategic Forum. “The parties on which the formation of a regular Bulgarian government and parliament depends should take this into account and elect representatives to defend…

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Bulgaria: For the Socialist Party (BSP) the third exploratory mandate

“I chose to give the BSP a third exploratory mandate, there are many reasons. The BSP expresses the values ​​of freedom and solidarity. The BSP has remained open and interactive in its efforts to form a government so far. I believe these thousands of honest people are the guarantor that the third term will be…

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Bulgaria: Protesting parties lose support

In the complex political situation in Bulgaria, the parliament is increasingly losing the trust of the Bulgarian people, while the actions of the interim government are gaining more and more support. This can be seen from the data of a national survey, co-financed and implemented by bTV and Market Links on August 13-22, in a…

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Bulgaria: Immigration pressure on Bulgaria-Turkey border increases

An increase in immigration pressures is recorded by the Border Police – Elhovo, on the border with Turkey. According to police, between 100 and 200 people try to enter Bulgaria every day and are not allowed to enter. They are mainly from Afghanistan and less from Syria, Iraq and other countries. The forecast is for…

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Bulgaria: ITN takes over the leadership of the main committees of the National Assembly

Deputies from the “There is such a people” party – ITN, were elected chairmen of the main committees in the National Assembly. The first party in the July elections, ITN takes over the legal committee, the budget and finance committee, the energy and internal affairs committee and security. Today, MPs must elect the leadership and…

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Bulgaria: Forming a government for Radev is urgent

“The political situation is escalating, the crises are the same. “This makes the need for a regular government even more urgent,” President Rumen Radev said at the start of the second round of consultations with parliamentary parties to form a government. The President of the Republic stressed that all opportunities must be exhausted. The first…