Bulgarian Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov has underscored that ministerial replacements during the upcoming March rotation will be considered only in cases of significant necessity. Denkov clarified that discussions about the rotation will commence with Deputy Prime Minister Mariya Gabriel, and both will establish the guiding principles for the process.
The chairman of Bulgaria's Association of Industrial Capital, Vasil Velev, recently proposed a boycott of Austrian initiatives and businesses within Bulgaria due to Austria's stance against Bulgaria's Schengen entry through land borders. This call has sparked reactions across the nation, notably drawing a response from GERB leader Boyko Borissov.
During the presentation of European Presidency priorities, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mariya Gabriel underscored Bulgaria's position in essential global institutions. Stressing Bulgaria's rightful place in Schengen, the Eurozone, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Gabriel highlighted their significance during the event.