Sofia. As an EU member state and as a country through which territory will pass South Stream gas pipeline, Bulgaria has firmly commit to meet the requirements of the EU legislation. That is what a communication of the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy and Energy on South Stream energy project released to the media reads.
Brussels. In 2012, 124.5 million people, or 24.8% of the population, in the EU were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, compared with 24.3% in 2011 and 23.7% in 2008. This means that they were in at least one of the following three conditions: at-risk-of-poverty, severely materially deprived or living in households with very low work intensity. The reduction of the number of persons at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU is one of the key targets of the Europe 2020 strategy. In 2012, the highest shares of persons bei
Sofia. I don’t think that Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria have grounds, Vice-Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Maya Manolova told journalists at the National Assembly in reference with filed request by CEDB for her dismissal from the post Vice-Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, a reporter of FOCUS News Agency announced.