Bulgarian border police authorities seized 55 kilograms of heroin on the Danube Bridge, at the crossing point leading out of the country.
In a joint operation of Ruse's customs unit and the Border Police, officials found the drug divided into fifty separate packages in a lorry with an international license plate, according to reports by the Bulgarian National Radio.
Bucharest city council has approved plans to turn a natural delta in the south of the capital into a nature park and a recreational area.
The park, known as the “Delta between the blocks”, covers around 200 hectares, including some 80 hectares of water, in the middle of Bucharest.
EU funds to help restore ancient Danube fortress
BELGRADE -- An agreement on a project to renovate the Golubac Fortress as part of the Danube Strategy in Serbia was signed at the government HQ in Belgrade on Tuesday.
The EU delegation has earmarked funds amounting to around EUR 6.6 million, with works expected to start in July, ending in 2016.
Croatia "won't use bilateral issues" against Serbia
BELGRADE -- Croatia "will not use bilateral issues to impose conditions" on Serbia during the country’s negotiations on EU membership, Gordan Markotić has said.
Croatia's ambassador to Serbia explained that these issues "include border demarcation on the Danube and mutual genocide charges."
Romania has become Bulgaria's third largest trading partner after Germany and Italy, partly as a result of the New Europe Bridge, which opened last year, officials say.