"The majority of Bulgarian and European citizens have clearly said that the change of time by one hour ahead and back has a negative impact on them, so MEPs have united behind the citizens and asked that this clock rotation should stop 2021. "This was stated by Eva Maydell on the occasion of the vote on the European Parliament's position on the subject.
AGERPRES special correspondent Tudor Martalogu reports: Romania takes over the half-yearly Presidency of the Council of the European Union at an important moment for Europe, marked by multiple challenges, but we are realistic and ambitious in our approach, with common effort and political will being necessary from both the Council and the European Parliament, Minister of Public Finance Eugen Or
Tsvetan Tsvetanov, the Deputy Chairperson of GERB (majority partner in the ruling coalition), has become a member of Europol Management Board. There he will represent the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group of the Agency. Tsvetanov's election to this position was made with full consensus by the delegations of all national parliaments and the European Parliament.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov participated in the discussion "Protecting together the security of the West, the defense alliance and its impact on the transatlantic relations", moderated by the chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament Manfred Weber.
The discussion is part of the events at the Munich Security Conference, the government's press service said.
In a press release to Novinite, the chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber, suggested five ways in which the European Council could show responsibility in addressing the refugee crisis.
Weber assured that his partly clearly distinguishes between people fleeing war, terror or political persecution and those who arrive to Europe in search of a better life .