Bulgaria's New Finance Minister Prioritizes Eurozone and Full Schengen Membership

The newly appointed Acting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Lyudmila Petkova, has reaffirmed the country's commitment to joining the Eurozone, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and achieving full-fledged Schengen membership.

BGN 100 Million Budget for the Elections in Bulgaria

The new acting finance minister, Lyudmila Petkova, unveiled the budget for the upcoming elections, which amounts to BGN 100 million. Petkova, who was welcomed to the finance ministry by her colleague Asen Vassilev, emphasized that organizing the elections is a top priority for her, alongside Bulgaria's goals of entering the Eurozone, the OECD, and the Schengen area by land routes.

Bulgaria's Potential Unethical Election Campaign: Kiril Petkov's Concerns

WCC-DB leaders have announced the onset of what they deem as the most nefarious pre-election campaign in Bulgaria, with Kiril Petkov taking the lead by accusing the resigned Interior Minister, Kalin Stoyanov, of deceiving deputies during his hearing regarding Martin Bojanov, "The Notary".

Kiril Petkov and WCC-DB Take Responsibility for Second Term Negotiations

Kiril Petkov, co-chairman of "We Continue the Change," has asserted the coalition's readiness to take responsibility for navigating the second mandate to form a government. Ahead of a pivotal meeting of the "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) parliamentary group, Petkov addressed the media, outlining the coalition's stance on ongoing negotiations.

Bulgarian Authorities Knew They Were Helping Putin Against Ukraine With “TurkStream”

The ruling party, led by GERB, knowingly approved the passage of the "TurkStream" gas pipeline through Bulgaria, according to recent revelations from a press conference involving various media and non-media entities conducting an investigation into the matter.

GERB and "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" Begin Negotiations for Coalition Governance Soon

"We Continue the Change" has extended an invitation to GERB for negotiations on governance following the recent rotation of power. The invitation, addressed to prominent figures including Boyko Borissov and Mariya Gabriel, signals a crucial step towards forming a coalition government.

Kiril Petkov: Next Prime Minister Should Be Mariya Gabriel, Await GERB Talks

Kiril Petkov, co-chairman of "We Continue the Change" (WCC), has announced that the party is anticipating a formal invitation from GERB to discuss the rotation of power. Petkov affirmed the party's commitment to their promise that the next prime minister will be Mariya Gabriel.

Security Breach: Former Russian Ambassador Granted Bulgarian Citizenship!

A former Russian ambassador to Bulgaria has reportedly been granted Bulgarian citizenship following the conclusion of his diplomatic tenure, a move that has raised eyebrows and sparked concerns over national security. The unexpected development has been justified on the grounds of fostering socio-economic ties between Bulgaria and Russia.

Survey Reveals Widespread Uncertainty Among Bulgarians Regarding Euro Adoption

A recent Gallup International Balkan survey indicates that the prospect of Bulgaria adopting the euro is met with uncertainty and concerns, particularly regarding the standard of living. Sociologist Yanitsa Petkova presented the data on the Bulgarian National Television, emphasizing that the results align with the country's traditional skepticism on such matters.