Sofia. “Our government did its best so that the South Stream gas pipeline project could be realised yet the current government managed to upset it,” Boyko Borisov, leader of the oppositional Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) party commented in an interview for FOCUS News Agency on the talks held in Brussels between Bulgarian Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev and Gunther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy.
Strasbourg. The outcome of the Vilnius Eastern Partnership summit of 29 November shows that the EU must do more to support the European aspirations of its eastern partners, say MEPs in a resolution adopted on Thursday. They urge the December EU Council to send a strong political signal that the door to the EU is still open, despite Ukraine's failure to sign the association agreement.
Sofia. “Having in mind the comment European Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger made I think the European Commission does not believe Bulgaria could defend its interests in the South Stream project,” leader of the oppositional Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) party Boyko Borisov stated in an interview for FOCUS News Agency.