Bulgaria's President Warns Against North Macedonia's Violation of Prespa Agreement

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev expressed concern over the recent actions and rhetoric of politicians in North Macedonia, emphasizing the need to move beyond the election campaign phase. He cautioned against the potential consequences of such behavior, warning that it could lead to the country's isolation and distance from the European Union.

French President Macron Recommends Varna as a Must-Visit Destination

French President Emmanuel Macron has designated Varna as one of his favored travel destinations, as revealed in his response to a question on Instagram's "Answers of Young People about Europe" column. When prompted with "Which destination do you recommend we visit?", Macron singled out the Bulgarian maritime capital.

Bulgaria Will Not Fulfill the Criteria for the Euro by the June Report

According to Dimitar Radev, the Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB), Bulgaria will not meet all the requirements for joining the Eurozone by the time the convergence report is released in June. Radev made this announcement during a conference organized by the Association of Honorary Consuls, which focused on Bulgaria's Eurozone accession.

Bulgarian National Bank Initiates Trial Minting of 8 Million Euro Coins

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has initiated a trial minting process for 8 million euro coins, as announced by BNB Governor Dimitar Radev during a conference on the euro's introduction. Additionally, Radev stated that euro banknotes tailored to local requirements are currently undergoing printing.

North Macedonia President refers to country as ‘Macedonia’ during inauguration

Gordana Siljanovska was inaugurated as North Macedonia's president in a parliamentary session, where she referred to the country as "Macedonia," diverging from the official "North Macedonia" designation.

Greek Ambassador Sofia Philippidou left the session in protest, in line with Greece's Foreign Ministry directive.

By Decree: The President Appointed Dimitar Glavchev Foreign Minister While He Is Still Acting Prime Minister

President Rumen Radev has issued a decree appointing acting Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev as the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Georgi Takhov as the acting Minister of Agriculture and Food, according to an announcement from the presidential institution.

Acting PM Glavchev Declines Meeting with Radev, Proposes Himself as Foreign Minister

Acting Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev has declined a scheduled meeting with President Rumen Radev, citing a proposal for him to also take on the role of Foreign Minister in addition to his prime ministerial duties. This decision comes amidst ongoing discussions regarding potential ministerial changes within the Bulgarian government.