Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean

Bulgaria Supports Israeli Regional Crisis Response Group Initiative

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has met with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday.

Bulgaria supports the initiative of Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman for establishing a regional group for crisis response, PM Oresharski said after the meeting.

Bulgaria's Lom Prepares for Flood amid Heavy Rains in Western Balkans

The water level of the Danube River near Bulgaria's Lom rose by 54 centimeters over the past 24 hours to 824 centimeters, causing the lowest sections of the port to get flooded.

Work continues only in the high berths of the port complex, while the activities at the other ones have been stopped and power supply has been cut, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio.

Border Police Caught 25 Illegal Immigrants At Kapitan Andreevo

Bulgaria's Border Police caught 22 illegal immigrants at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing with Turkey, said Interior Ministry. 

The 22 men, two women and one child were hidden in two containers on a freight train travelling from Turkey. 

None of them had documents, but three said they were from Myanmar and the rest – from Syria.