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United Kingdom withdraws British diplomatic corps from the EU

In an attempt to reinforce the message that the UK is leaving the EU by 31 October, the UK diplomats will stop attending regular meetings in Brussels, the Guardian reports.
London officials claim that this move is in line with Boris Johnson's first statement in the House of Commons, in which he said that he will "unshackle" Birtish diplomacy from EU affairs.

Bulgarian PM Borisov will Support Kovesi as EU Chief Prosecutor

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will support the candidacy of Romanian Laura Kovesi for the post of European Chief Prosecutor, bTV announced, citing the government press service. In the first vote on her candidacy, the Bulgarian ambassador to the EU was against, but now there is obviously a reversal of moods in Sofia due to the change of rule in Brussels.

#Romania2019.eu/Ciamba: Presidency of EU Council is, in a way, proof of our country's role; European construction - unique model

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union is, in a way, proof of Romania's role in supporting the EU in "times of great uncertainty," Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba said on Tuesday. He spoke at the opening of the conference "30 years on: Lessons from the Past, Challenges of the Present, Inspiration for the Future", organized in Bucharest.

Appeal signed by 21 presidents from EU: Our common Eurpean future is on ballot

As many as 21 presidents from the European Union signed, on the occasion of Europe Day, an appeal for Europe before the European Parliament elections, informs the Presidential Administration. The elections in 2019 have special importance: you, the European citizens, are the ones who decide the path that the European Union will follow.

Iohannis: Democracy is not at risk in EU, but under pressure

AGERPRES special correspondent Daniel Florea reports: Democracy is not at risk at EU level, but it is under pressure, and those who believe in Europe must be more courageous given the Union faces various problems, such as Brexit, immigration or unemployment, said President Klaus Iohannis, the honorary guest, on Friday, at the "The State of the Union" conference organized by the European Univers

The EC Gives a Chance to Another 20 000 Young People to Travel For Free in Europe

The European Commission has announced that it is starting to accept applications for 20 000 "Know the EU" travel cards today, reported NOVA TV.

All 18-year-olds in the EU can apply until May 16 for the opportunity to get to know Europe from 1 August this year to 31 January 2020, BTA reported.

Together for Europe Summit in Warsaw Kicked Off

The Together for Europe Summit in Warsaw, involving Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the leaders of all member states, adopted since 2004 in the EU, has begun.

The occasion for the summit, initiated by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiec, is the 15th anniversary of the beginning of the great enlargement of the European Union.

The EU has finally adopted the Copyright Directive

EU countries have approved copyright reforms that have been strongly supported by publishers. However, American technology giants and Internet freedom activists have opposed these changes, arguing that they can harm the free sharing of information. The revision of the directive has led to a strong lobbying on both sides.

Bulgarian Institutions Are Already Working on Brexit Plan Without a Deal

The Council of Ministers adopted a report on the implementation of the Action Plan of the Republic of Bulgaria on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU without agreement. Preparations for Brexit without an agreement are on two levels: the EU and national institutions.