COVID-19 lockdown: The EU leaders who didn’t lead by example

By |maj 27th, 2020|Andrej Babis, Boris Johnson, Borut Pahor, Boyko Borissov, coronavirus, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, Jaroslav Kaczynski, lockdown, Ludovic Orban, Mark Rutte, News, populism|

In the UK and in many countries in Central and Eastern Europe leaders have shown lack of respect for the lockdown measures – the EURACTIV network looked into how some prime ministers and presidents have conducted themselves through the pandemic so far.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za COVID-19 lockdown: The EU leaders who didn’t lead by example

Bulgarian minister wants to put imported food ‘under quarantine’

By |april 10th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, coronavirus, Krassimir Karakachanov, News|

Under the guise of looking after local food producers in the conditions of the coronavirus crisis, Bulgaria's ruling politicians are seeking to push through protectionist measures against imported goods.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgarian minister wants to put imported food ‘under quarantine’

COVID-19 pandemic raises questions on preparedness for biological threats

By |marec 30th, 2020|biological threats, Boyko Borissov, CBRN, coronavirus, COVID-19, Health security, Nato, News|

As Europe is grappling to find a response to the coronavirus pandemic, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has criticised Europe’s lack of preparedness against biological threats. Speaking at a press briefing on Saturday (28 March), Borissov criticised, amongst others, NATO...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za COVID-19 pandemic raises questions on preparedness for biological threats

Borissov orders his ministers to obtain Russian coronavirus medicines

By |marec 23rd, 2020|Boyko Borissov, coronavirus, EU-bashing, News, North Macedonia, press freedom, Rumen Radev, Russia|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Sunday (22 March) he was impressed by the statements of a Russian official who claimed that his country knows how to control the coronavirus, and that he had ordered his ministers to obtain the Russian me...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Borissov orders his ministers to obtain Russian coronavirus medicines

Why did Boyko Borissov’s mission in Ankara fail?

By |marec 4th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Josep Borrell, migrant crisis, News, return of migrants, Russia, Syria war, Turkey, United States, Ursula von der Leyen|

If von der Leyen’s Commission really wants to be global, it should intervene at the root of the problem instead of trying to deal with the consequences, writes Ivailo Kalfin.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Why did Boyko Borissov’s mission in Ankara fail?

EU pledges €700 million to Greece, Bulgaria’s Borissov obtains ‘compliments’

By |marec 4th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Union officials on Tuesday (3 March) promised more cash for Greece during a visit to its border with Turkey which tens of thousands of migrants and refugees have been trying for days to breach. The officials urged Turkey to...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU pledges €700 million to Greece, Bulgaria’s Borissov obtains ‘compliments’

Erdogan is bullying Europe because Trump gave him the green light

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Donald Trump, Kurds, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war|

The show which Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is playing now with the migrant crisis is, to a great extent, the result of the green light he got from Trump last October when the US troops withdrew from Syria.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan is bullying Europe because Trump gave him the green light

Borissov meets Erdogan, gets assurance Bulgaria’s border will stay calm

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Angela Merkel, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatian Presidency, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov failed on Monday (2 March) in his mediation mission in Ankara which aimed to bring Greece, Turkey and EU leaders to a summit in Sofia to prevent a new refugee crisis in Europe

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Borissov meets Erdogan, gets assurance Bulgaria’s border will stay calm

Migrants clash with Greek police, diplomatic efforts underway

By |marec 2nd, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Charles Michel, Greece, Greek islands, hotspots, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Greek police fired tear gas to repel hundreds of stone-throwing migrants who tried to force their way across the border from Turkey on Sunday (1 March), with thousands more behind them after Ankara relaxed curbs on their movement.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Migrants clash with Greek police, diplomatic efforts underway

Bulgaria delays entry into euro ‘waiting room’ until July

By |februar 21st, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatia, ERM2, Eurozone, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Bulgaria has delayed until July its plans to join the ERM2 Exchange Rate Mechanism, also known as the eurozone "waiting room", Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said Friday (21 February).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgaria delays entry into euro ‘waiting room’ until July