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Dacic: Cause of Kosovo problem should be solved


The cause of the Kosovo problem should be solved, and a viable solution found, says Serbian Foreign Minister and First Deputy PM Ivica Dacic.

Speaking on Tuesday in Belgrade, Dacic also "pointed out that he does not believe that consensus can be reached on this issue," Beta is reporting.

Zakharieva praises Serbian reforms

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic on Tuesday met with Bulgarian Deputy PM and FM Ekaterina Zakharieva, who commended the reforms conducted by Serbia, noting that Bulgaria was a strong supporter of Serbia's further European integration process.

Meeting the requirements in negotiation chapters 23 and 24 is of great significance on this path, Zakharieva said.

Activist From the Party of Valery Simeonov Arrested For Trafficking of Migrants

Activist from the party of Valery Simeonov is arrested for trafficking of migrants. She was detained on the ''Trakia'' highway three days ago.

Her name is Anelia Veleva - candidate for a member of the National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria (NFSB) in 2014. A year later she also ran for mayor of Kostinbrod but was not elected.

GRECO: 'Bulgaria Has Implemented Satisfactorily 12 of the 19 Recommendations'

In view of the foregoing, GRECO (Group of States Against Corruption) concludes that Bulgaria has implemented satisfactorily twelve of the nineteen recommendations contained in the Fourth Round Evaluation Report. Of the remaining recommendations, six have been partly implemented and one has not been implemented.

Small Balls of Hardened Fuel Oil Found on the Beaches of Nessebar and Ravda

There is an urgent investigation by RIOSV Bourgas due to pollution with fuel oil at the southern beach of Nessebar and the central beach of Ravda. After close inspection of the whole beach strip small hardened balls of fuel oil mixed with seaweed were found. Reported Focus. 

Military Equipment from the Bulgarian and US Armed Forces to be Presented in Sofia

If you want to see American combat machines up close, go to the Military Academy "Georgi S. Rakovski" in Sofia, on Thursday July 27th. Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. you may see an exhibition of military equipment, which is used both in Bulgaria and the U.S, according to the Ministry of Defense.

The Cranberries Proclaimed Maxim Behar as "Sir"

Irish rock band The Cranberries announced in a specially crafted certificate the Bulgarian PR expert Maxim Behar as Sir, a noble title usually given by the queen.

The Greek Police is after Imported Alcohol from Bulgaria

According to a report by the Greek police, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio, alcoholic beverages of unknown origin, of which tourists often complain, come in huge quantities from Bulgaria. Reports SEGA. 

Two Women were Beaten Near the City Center of Sofia

Two women were beaten on the Sofia Dragan Tsankov Blvd., confirmed the police. Reported SEGA. 

Desislava Nikolova from "Yes, Bulgaria" published the following message:

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: 'Bulgaria Supports the Enlargmenet of EU'

''Bulgaria is one of the strongest supporters of the idea of EU enlargement. We will do everything needеd to see in the report of the  European Commission for Serbia's progress and the Western Balkans as well. It's has to be adopted in April 2018 under our presidency.''

This is what Bulgarian  Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told the Serbian state television, quoted by BGNES.

Crackdown on moonshine rackets leads to multiple arrests

Economic crimes officers have arrested 22 people and seized 12 tons of ethanol in a crackdown on two gangs that supplied dozens of Greek bars with counterfeit spirits, the Greek Police announced on Monday.