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Under conditions of crisis, European solidarity should not remain only in words. The quick coping with the situation created by the coronavirus in Europe requires that the European institutions and member states should pool joint efforts. This was the common stance adopted by the Presidents of Bulgaria and Portugal, Rumen Radev and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who held a telephone conversation.
Bulgaria's Parliament on March 23 voted to approve the President's veto on the State of Emergency Measures Act. The law was passed on March 13 and provided for regulating the measures and actions during the month-long state of emergency introduced in connection with the coronavirus epidemic, BNT reported.
The Minister of Health issued an order banning the export of quinine-based medicines until a second order. The aim is to meet the needs of the Bulgarian market in connection with the WHO declared pandemic and the complicated epidemic situation related to the spread of COVID-19 on the territory of Bulgaria.
The General University Hospital of Evros in northeastern Greece confirmed the region's first case of Covid-19 on Wednesday, causing particular concern as the area shares borders with both Turkey and Bulgaria, is host to hundreds of refugees and is also dealing with a major migrant push from the east.
Prime Minister Borissov announced that it was of utmost importance now to protect all medical professionals - doctors, nurses, laboratory assistant and medical orderly as he added that every medical professional who is on the frontline in the fight with the coronavirus epidemic will receive an additional remuneration of 500 Euro /1000 BGN/ per month.
Speaking to journalists here on Saturday, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that Bulgaria continues to be given as an example because its border is well-protected and there is no migrant pressure. Borissov visited the Panayot Volov stadium, for whose reconstruction the Government allocated 3,000,000 leva.
Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Romania, North Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria and Croatia staged rallies on International Women's Day, opposing violence and discrimination and demanding better rights and more equal treatment.
In the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, the CURE (GIRLS) Foundation celebrated with an activist stroll, under the slogan "Bully, on your way!"
International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March 8th. This is a day for international recognition of women's economic, political and social achievements.
The celebration began in 1857 in New York when one of the first protests of women working in textile factories was organized. They demanded equal rights with men, reduced working hours and improved working conditions.