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WITH HUGE MAJORITY: The EP Supported Bulgaria and Romania for Schengen

/Balkan Insight/ The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted a report stressing that Romania and Bulgaria's readiness to join the Schengen Agreement should not be linked to the rule of law in the two countries, despite the lack of consensus on the matter in the European Council, the European Union's top decision-making body.

MEPs Vote for Romania and Bulgaria to Join Schengen

The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted a report stressing that Romania and Bulgaria's readiness to join the Schengen Agreement should not be linked to the rule of law in the two countries, despite the lack of consensus on the matter in the European Council, the European Union's top decision-making body.

Most Balkan States Adopt UN Migration Pact

More than 150 UN member states signed the Global Compact for Safe and Orderly Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco - which has caused controversy in Balkan countries as it has done elsewhere.

Bulgaria Would Face 'Major Crisis' if Black Sea Tensions Worsen

/Reuters/ Bulgaria would face a "major crisis" if military tensions in the Black Sea were to worsen, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday, after Russia's capture of three Ukrainian naval ships and its crews last month prompted fears of an escalation.

The Pope will Visit Bulgaria and Macedonia in May

Pope Francis will visit Bulgaria and Macedonia in May 2019. This was said by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva. She confirmed that an invitation has been sent, reports Darik. 
 
The Pope never travels to just one country, Zaharieva commented to bTV and added that the preparation for the visit was serious.
 

UN Envoy 'Very Confident' on Migration Pact Despite Attacks'

UN special representative for migration Louise Arbour says she is "very confident" on the future of an international pact on migration despite a string of countries opting out, reported AFP.

Bosnian Serb Strongman to Sack 16 Ambassadors

After meeting the new President of Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, on Thursday in Banja Luka, Milorad Dodik, the former RS President and new Serbian member of the Bosnian Presidency, said he would be seeking to replace a list of Bosnian ambassadors.

Atlantic Council of Bulgaria Voiced a Position on the Acquisition of a New Type of Combat Aircraft

The Atlantic Council of Bulgaria has issued an opinion stating our country should purchase the U.S. F-16 as a new type of fighter for the Bulgarian Air Force, and adding that the government should adhere to the common practice in NATO member states - to acquire the average number of 16 aircraft per squadron, not as planned in two times of 8, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Bulgaria and Norway to Work Together on Joint Projects Related to Western Balkans

Bulgaria and Norway are going to work together on joint projects in the Western Balkans in order to urge young people to stay and develop in their home countries, reported the Bulgarian National Radio.

This was agreed by Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva and Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide.

Official: Bulgaria will not Join the UN Pact on Migration

Bulgaria has refrained from joining the Global Pact on Safe, Regulated and Regular Migration, the government decided. Our country will not participate with its official representatives at the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Pact, to be held in Morocco on 10 and 11 December.

EU Road Transport Mobility Package Adopted, Bulgaria Votes NAY

According to Jordan Arabadjiev during the discussion in Brussels some of the states which we hoped of taking our side "betrayed us for the sake of agreements on other issues they were interested in", reports BNT.

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