European Commission

Decarbonisation of economy must be balanced, says Počivalšek

Brussels – Decarbonisation of the economy must be evenly spread across sectors and EU countries, said Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek after Wednesday’s session of EU ministers in charge of competitiveness, who gathered in Brussels to discuss the impact of the Fit for 55 package on the competitiveness of the European economy.

Ursula von der Leyen on Her Balkan Tour Urges Belgrade Pristina to Iron out license Plates Controversy

he head of the European Union's executive branch on Wednesday called on Kosovo and Serbia to resolve their disputes through the dialogue and deescalate the recent tension over license plates.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, to meet with senior leaders as part of her regional tour before an EU-Western Balkans summit on Oct. 6.

EU Accession Talks with Albania North Macedonia will Hopefully Start by end-Year - EC

The European Commission is hoping to start accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia before the end of the year, its president Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, as she started a regional tour ahead of the EU-Western Balkans summit on 6 October, news wires reported. "The future of North Macedonia is in the EU. We want you by our side.

Ursula von der Leyen in Belgrade

Von der Leyen will stay in Serbia for two days, while on Thursday she will meet with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
President of the European Commission began her Balkan tour with a visit to Tirana on Tuesday, ahead of the EU-Western Balkans Summit on October 6th. After Tirana, von der Leyen also visited North Macedonia.

US Senators with a Letter to President Biden Regarding Kristalina Georgieva

Senior US senators have called for "full accountability" in the World Bank case involving Kristalina Georgieva.

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Democrat Robert Menendez, and James Rich, who is the highest-ranking Republican on the committee, sent a letter to President Joe Biden.

Bulgarian Health Ministry: Get Vaccinated, Covid Delta Variant Has No Mercy

 People who have no contraindications to vaccination and have not been vaccinated should promptly start and complete the recommended COVID-19 vaccination series, especially given the fast spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus, the Health Ministry here said Saturday, referring to recommendations issued by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and

MEPs Delegation Dissatisfied with Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev after Meeting


The delegation from the LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group, on a mission monitoring the rule of law in Bulgaria, was not satisfied with its meeting with Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev, Dutch MEP and leader of the delegation Sophia in 't Veld (Renew Europe) said on Friday.