EU Council

EU: Countries like Bulgaria should not Block others regarding Shells for Ukraine

The supply of 155 mm projectiles to Ukraine should be part of the general conclusions for the country, which are expected to be proposed at the European Council starting tomorrow in Brussels.

This was reported by diplomatic sources.

The leaders of the EU member states will participate in the meeting.

EU pledges 1 bln euros, vows long-term relief engagement with Türkiye

The European Union, international financial institutions and development agencies have pledged long-term financial support to Türkiye's efforts to revive the destroyed cities and socio-economic life in the earthquake-hit region at an international donors' conference held in Brussels on March 20.

The EU, alone, has pledged 1 billion euros to quake-hit Türkiye and Syria.

According to Deputy PM, it is Still Realistic for Bulgaria to Adopt the Euro in 2024

"Bulgaria can request an extraordinary report on its readiness to enter the Eurozone in March or April, but for this it must have met the inflation criteria and passed three laws." Deputy Prime Minister Atanas Pekanov announced this to Nova TV.

Why Sweden will Not Initiate a Vote for the Admission of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen

Sweden's permanent representative to the EU, Lars Danielsson, whose country has taken over the rotating presidency of the Union since January 1, has said that he will not initiate a vote on Bulgaria and Romania's Schengen admission in the EU Council until an agreement is reached with the countries that opposed of their accession.

Croatia enters the Eurozone and Schengen, Sweden takes over the EU Presidency

As of today, Croatia has become the 20th member of the Eurozone and the 27th member of the Schengen area. More than 70 border points with Slovenia and Hungary and 12 - along the sea border are being removed. On this occasion, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, is expected in Zagreb.

Op-ed: For the West, Erdogan is one thing, Turkey is another

By Alexandra Fotaki

Making comparisons is a popular pastime in Greece, as is talk of isolation, and it has been perceived as necessary to thresh out and conduct policy along these lines.

Allow me to explain.

Mitsotakis expresses satisfaction over EU Council results to deal with energy crisis

After the Fall of the Bulgarian Veto, the EU will send Border Guards to North Macedonia

The European Union will send officers from its Frontex border agency to help Macedonian border guards fight illegal migrants after signing an agreement on October 20 to do so.

So far, it has been blocked by Bulgaria's veto on North Macedonia's EU integration, as Sofia did not allow the agreement to be signed in the Macedonian language.

Two MEPs Insulted Bulgaria and Romania at the Schengen debate

The EC hopes that the EU Council will take the historic decision in December.

Bulgaria and Romania fulfill all the criteria for joining Schengen. And for 11 years now. This was the joint position of the European Commission and all parties in the European Parliament, expressed during a debate in Strasbourg.