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Sofia. China is very important for the European tourism, we seek to promote Bulgaria as a tourism destination in the Chinese market. We are preparing a marketing campaign to attract visitors from China, which we plan to launch next year. Bulgaria's official tourism portal will be available in Chinese after its upgrade in 2019.
A day after Greece's junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) took issue with Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias over his remarks that the Macedonia name deal should be ratified by the present Parliament, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday met with ANEL chief Panos Kammenos in an apparent bid to ease tension.
Avramopoulos, who arrives in Belgrade this Thursday, explained to the daily Blic that the EU-Serbia agreement on the activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) will enable the agency's to deploy teams in Serbia to control and the border crossings along with members of the Serbian border police.
The migrant reception center at Moria on Lesvos is at its limits, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos conceded on Tuesday in a briefing to journalists.
Responding to a question about the situation on the island, which remains a key destination for smuggling boats from Turkey, Tzanakopoulos said there are around 9,000 migrants living in the overcrowded Moria center.