Member states of the United Nations

Central, Eastern European Countries Maintain Tough Travel Restrictions

Tight restrictions on foreign travel and on entry to countries remain in place in Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe.  Serbia, Croatia and Hungary are the only countries that have announced specific measures for foreign travelers entering their countries.

Greek Hotels Want Easier Access for Tourists through Bulgaria

Greek hoteliers are offering the government special measures to ensure easier access for tourists through Bulgarian border crossings, BNR reports, quoted by novinite.bg.

Within days, the government will adopt a final framework for ferry travel, strictly following the social distance measures.

Bulgaria Asks Committee on Resolving Historical Issues with North Macedonia

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has asked the Committee on resolving historical issues between Bulgaria and North Macedonia to resume work, albeit remotely. Recently, there have been over 100 publications about Bulgaria in North Macedonia. The anti-Bulgarian theme is present in the pre-election situation in the country.

The Cabinet Allocates nearly BGN 1.5 Million in Aid to 12 Countries and UNICEF for the Fight against COVID-19

The Council of Ministers has allocated BGN 860 568 to international organizations with a leading role in the fight against COVID-19. These include the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UNICEF and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

ForMin Aurescu, Polish counterpart Czaputowicz discuss consultations with Turkey, aid for Moldova

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu had a telephone conversation on Monday with Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, during which the two officials discussed about the consultations in a trilateral format Poland-Romania-Turkey and Romania's aid granted to the Republic of Moldova in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Turkey sends Somalia domestic ventilators to tackle virus

Turkey on Saturday sent a shipment of medical supplies, including new Turkish-made ventilators, to Somalia to help the Horn of Africa country combat the coronavirus outbreak.

The ventilators, made through recent technological advances, will be "breath of life for our Somali brothers," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Twitter.

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