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The Swedish government could face impeachment after Prime Minister Stefan Lofven admitted on Monday that Romanian, Czech and Serbian programmers without proper security clearance might have had access to the personal data of Swedish citizens - an incident that showed how low-cost Eastern European IT companies are increasingly being used by Western European countries.
''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.
The largest outbreak of measles in the country in Stolipinovo is already subsiding. No new cases have been reported in the neighborhood in Plovdiv in the last week, Todor Kantardzhiev, the director of the National Center for Contagious and Parasitic Diseases, announced on Monday before the Bulgarian National Television.
On Saturday, 12 US paratroopers were admitted to hospital after minor injuries suffered during a parachute jumping in Romania, the Army Times reported, quoted by Focus.
The hospital said 11 of the soldiers were enrolled on Sunday. From the hospital they added that one of the injured had hurt his spine and would remain for observation for two more days.
The Novo Selo Training polygon near Sliven, Southern Bulgaria, hosted a Distinguished Visitors' Day at the biggest multinational exercise in the Black Sea region Saber Guardian 2017, according to BNR and NovaTV.
Tactical units from Bulgaria, USA, Greece and Georgia demonstrated joint action of the multinational battalion combat group in defense.
Gas companies from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Hungary agreed to link their gas networks to increase security of supplies in southeastern Europe, the Bulgarian energy ministry said.
Grid operators Bulgartransgaz, DESFA, FGSZ and Transgaz as well as Greek-Bulgarian ICGB signed a memorandum of understanding for the project in Bucharest on Wednesday.
A Romanian court has ruled that a Turkish woman wanted in Turkey on alleged links to militants must remain in custody until her extradition hearing.
Nalan Oral, who has political refugee status in Belgium, was detained by Romanian border guards on July 8. Her lawyer Alin Speriusi-Vlad told the Associated Press on July 17 she was detained because her name appeared on an Interpol list.