Confederations

Romania Allows the Transit Without a Special Note

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that Romania allows the transit by land of citizens of the EU, EEC, the Swiss Confederation and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland , observing the established transit corridors, eliminating the requirement to send verbal notes approving the transit.

PM Orban: Romania to benefit from European funds worth 3-5 billion euros, through SURE programme

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Wednesday stated that Romania will benefit in the next interval of an amount between 3 and 5 billion euros from the EU, as a result of the approval by the Council of the EU of regulation on the implementation of the SURE programme. "The Council of the European Union has approved a regulation on the implementation of the so-called SURE programme.

Greece submits proposals on lifting of EU travel bans

Greece is seeking measures from Brussels that will pave the way for safely reopening the European Union's internal borders next month in a bid to boost its flagging tourism sector, Politico has reported, citing a non-paper submitted by Athens to the European Commission head of Wednesday's meeting of the College of Commissioners.

Eurostat: The Highest Share of Expenditure on Fire-Protection Services is in Bulgaria

Firefighters are one of the groups in the forefront of the coronavirus crisis response. In many countries they are involved not only in their traditional role, but also in helping to assure other essential services to their communities such as driving ambulances, delivery of medicines and food, covid-19 testing or retrieval of the deceased.

EU leaders ask Commission to work out joint recovery financing

European Union leaders asked the executive Commission to urgently work out a plan for joint EU financing of the bloc's economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, the chairman of EU leaders Charles Michel said on Thursday.

He said the leaders wanted the Commission to link the recovery plan with the EU's next long-term budget for 2021-2027.

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