Bulgaria’s President and Austria’s Chancellor: Guarding the EU's External Borders is Key to tackling Illegal Migration
"Protecting the external borders of the European Union is a common commitment of all member states and is key to tackling illegal migration." This was the general position of President Rumen Radev and the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Karl Nehammer, who talked today in Vienna, reports the press service of the Bulgarian presidency.
The New Year’s Speech of Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev
In his traditional New Year's address, the head of state Rumen Radev summarized the past year 2022 as full of crises and challenges, which tested the country's economy and the ability of politicians to reach an agreement.
Bulgaria’s President at Consultations with GERB: You are Looked upon with Great Hope to Form a Government
President Rumen Radev began consultations with the parties represented in the parliament before handing over the first mandate to form a cabinet. The representatives of the largest parliamentary force GERB-SDS were invited first to "Dondukov" 2.
Crimean Bridge Explosion: The Bulgarian Government requests Information from the Services
The caretaker government has requested information from the services on the subject of the truck that blew up on the Crimean bridge, cabinet spokesman Anton Kutev explained to BTA.
"Inspections are carried out by both the National Security State Agency (SANS) and the Ministry of the Interior. We have to see what the results will be," Kutev pointed out.
Bulgaria: “We Continue the Change” will Support the provision of Military Aid to Ukraine
The Bulgarian party "We Continue the Change" will support the proposal for Bulgaria to participate with military aid in Ukraine. This was stated by Nikola Minchev on BNT. A few days ago, "Democratic Bulgaria" announced that they would submit such a proposal after the convening of the 48th National Assembly.
Bulgaria is negotiating the Purchase of second-hand Fighter Jets
Bulgaria is looking for an interim solution for fighters while the US F-16 project starts. Negotiations are underway with Sweden and several other countries, President Rumen Radev announced after the meeting of the European Political Community in Prague.
Bulgaria’s President: The Voters clearly told the Politicians that Dialogue is Needed
President Rumen Radev stated that Bulgaria needs a functioning parliament and a stable regular government. In his first comment on the results of Sunday's snap parliamentary vote, Radev said voters had given a clear signal to politicians that they should seek dialogue.
Bulgaria’s Defense Minister: Putin is an Aggressor, I hope Ukraine will Turn the Tide of the War
Acting Minister of Defense Dimitar Stoyanov confirmed the information that Ukraine is making a counteroffensive in the military clash with Russia. According to him, it is still too early to say whether the tide of the war has been turned.
Ukrainian general reported that his troops were advancing north towards the Russian border. Read more here.
President Radev: Bulgaria will Once Again stand in Solidarity with Fraternal Macedonia
"Bulgaria will once again stand in solidarity with fraternal Macedonia". This was stated by President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev during his meeting with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia Dimitar Kovachevski.
The head of state emphasized that our relations with the RNM have stood on a solid foundation.
Bulgaria’s President blamed the "Petkov" Cabinet for the New Gas Price and Defended Talks with Gazprom
President Rumen Radev described as shocking the price of natural gas for September after returning from an official visit to the UAE. Yesterday, the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (EWRC) decided that it would rise the price by nearly 19% compared to August and make it BGN 353.21/Mwh.