Latest News from Bulgaria
The electricity distributing company EVN has hired an international lawyer and plans to sue Bulgaria for EUR 1 B if its business is nationalized.
According to reports in the Austrian daily Kurier, quoted by Bulgaria's daily 24 Chasa, the company has paid EUR 270 M for its license and has invested more than EUR 600 M.
After a meeting of the country's Council for National Security, President Rosen Plevenliev said Bulgaria would act as a member of the EU and NATO, and support Ukraine's territorial integrity.
Passenger trains will travel across Danube Bridge 2 as early as December 2014, Bulgaria's deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev announced.
Freight trains will start running across the bridge in May, Ginev told Bulgaria's Trud Daily. He explained that the new regular train schedule will come into effect in December.
The construction of the Black Sea Eco Garden Resort at the Karadere area will start in September 2014, said Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoinev.
The construction will continue through September 2017, according to Stoinev who presented the project at the Monday meeting of Bulgaria's government.