Prime Ministers of Bulgaria
Apart from transporting and distributing gas, Bulgaria could become an exporter of energy resources, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said after meeting EU officials on Monday.
Borisov held talks in Brussels with EU Commissioner Corina Cre?u, who is in charge of regional development, and the Commission' Vice President for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva.
In regard to the developments in France in the past week, Bulgarian Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov assured there was no concrete threat against Bulgaria, but risks existed.
Vuchkov said that there has been no direct terrorist threat to Bulgaria recently, but despite this the country has taken measures following the latest terrorist attacks in France.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has claimed that terror attacks are aimed at creating chaos, followed by hate, and civil war.
Asked to comment on the terror attacks in Paris, which left 17 people dead, Borisov urged Bulgarian people to not succumb to the attitudes which this wave of violence was inciting.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov assured UNESCO's Director-General Irina Bokova that she can rely on the government's support for her nomination as UN Secretary-General on Friday.
Bokova was nominated by the government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski in June 2014, electronic daily Dnevnik reminds.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced that the government has never discussed the possibility to station the army at the border with Turkey in order to guard it against the influx of refugees.
According to him, the suggestion was for the army to provide logistical support to the officials of the Interior Ministry.
The leader of Bulgaria's oppositional party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Lyutvi Mestan requested a right of reply in New York Times due to a publication labeling his party as pro-Russian.
In a letter addressed to the editor-in-chief of New York Times, Mestan refers to the article entitled "How Putin Forged a Pipeline Deal That Derailed" published on 30 December 2014.
Shortly after midnight, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov congratulated his Facebook subscribers in a brief New Year's address.
"2014 was a year full of significant events for the country. They made us more compassionate, more open to dialoguе, and more strong-willed. We did a good job over the past few months," he declared.