Member states of the Council of Europe

EU Commission Foresees No Compensation for Bulgarian Dairy Farmers

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva announced that the European Commission is not going to compensate dairy producers, who have been affected by the sanctions imposed on Russia.

Last week dairy producers said they would demand support from the Commission as their earnings have decreased since Russia imposed an embargo from the EU.

PM visits Finland, says Serbia "wants to be like it"

PM visits Finland, says Serbia "wants to be like it"

Helsinki -- Aleksandar Vucic was in Helsinki on Monday to discuss "Serbia's EU integration, chairmanship of the OSCE, relations in the region and the situation in Ukraine."

The Serbian prime minister was meeting with his Finnish counterpart Alexander Stubb.

Dacic in Rome on stabilization of relations with Albania

BELGRADE - A trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Serbia, Albania and Italy, on Belgrade-Tirana relations and regional cooperation, was held in Rome on Friday.

The meeting was organized at the initiative of Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni, and the participants included the foreign ministers of Serbia and Albania Ivica Dacic and Ditmir Bushati.

Serbia, Hungary to set up expert groups on agriculture

BUDAPEST, Jan 20 (Tanjug) - Officials of the Serbian and Hungarian ministries of agriculture have agreed to set up expert working groups to work on boosting agricultural production, soil protection and food safety, as well as on ways to maximise the use of EU funds, Serbian Minister of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Snezana Bogosavljevic Boskovic said on Tuesday.

Bulgaria to Be Split Into 9 Tourist Regions by End of January

Bulgaria's Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova announced on Friday that the division of the country into 9 tourist regions will take place until the end of January.

Angelkova said that the topic will be discussed in detail at the next meeting of the National Tourism Council which will take place next week, electronic daily Dnevnik reports.