,,There is great potential for deepening bilateral energy relations between Russia and Bulgaria as a long-standing partners. This was stated by the Speaker of the National Assembly Tsveta Karayancheva in her statement to the members of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Economy Minister Emil Karanikolov met with Mongolia's Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Enkhtuvshin. They discussed the trade and economic cooperation between the two countries in Ulaanbaatar, where the Seventh Meeting of the Bulgarian-Mongolian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Trade and Scientific and Technical Cooperation is held.
US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt on Friday stressed American enterprises' interest in Greek privatizations, especially in ports.
Addressing a conference on mineral wealth, the US diplomat said American companies are hoping to penetrate Greece and make the most of privatization opportunities, citing port sell-offs, energy and the sectors of education and technology.
A court in Hungary imprisoned three Bulgarians and one Afghan for life over the deaths of 71 refugees who perished in a lorry in August 2015. In the so-called Parndorf death van case, which made waves internationally, the migrants suffocated in a refrigerator truck while trying to get from Hungary to Germany.
Bulgaria will take the rotating presidency of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation for the second half of 2019.
This will take place at a forum in Azerbaijan, where Tsvetka Karayancheva, National Assembly President, participates.
It will outline the priorities of our country during the presidency of the organization.
Bulgaria and Romania are the two countries in the European Union, defined as "modest innovators," a report by the European Commission showed. According to it, Bulgaria has improved its achievements compared to the previous seven years. A sharp decline has been observed from 2011 to 2012, and an improvement has begun.