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Former Prime Minister Sali Berisha on Thursday called for a parliamentary inquiry into claims that the centre-left government of Premier Edi Rama has imported oil from Teheran, breaking the UN-imposed embargo.
“The government has breached the embargo by allowing imports of oil from Iran, a grave national and international act,” Berisha said during Thursday's parliamentary session.
Despite the snowless winter, Bulgaria's Pamporovo ski resort registered a 10% growth in the number of tourists at the end of the season, according to data of Pamporovo AD.
Marian Belyakov, CEO of Pamporovo AD, explained in an interview for the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA) that the resort had registered yet another successful winter season.
BELGRADE - The Serbia International Trade Association (SITA) and the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce will organize a Serbian-Turkish business forum in Belgrade on May 12, and the Turkish business delegation will comprise officials of 26 companies.
Petar Ivanov, from the Center for Demographic Policy, says there is a huge discrepancy between the electoral roll and the size of the population that needs to be explained.
Bulgarian tourists spent nearly 50 million euro in Greece over the holidays between May 1 and 6, estimates of tourist agencies show.
According to police data, 260,000 Bulgarians crossed the border to Greece over that period and at least 85,000 of them spent more than one night in Greece.
The semi-finals of the Eurovision, which started on Tuesday in Denmark, will include only six participants from the Balkan region - Albania, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia and Greece.
Viewers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Turkey will only watch Eurovision from their TV sets.
Dačić attends Council of Europe ministerial meeting
VIENNA -- First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dačić is in Vienna where he will take part in the 124th ministerial meeting of the Council of Europe, the Serbian MFA said.
Upon arriving in Vienna, Dačić conferred with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz late on Monday, according to the ministry.