All posts tagged European Commission

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May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on May 26 that it was stepping up the infringement proceedings against Bulgaria over restrictions against selling land to foreigners, while also opening an infringement procedure […]

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European Commission gives Poland ultimatum over constitutional crisis

May 19, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

Poland was given time to Monday, May 23 to undertake measures to solve its constitutional tribunal crisis, or the commission will adopt an opinion on ...

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EU spring economic forecast re-iterates growth drop-off prediction for Bulgaria in 2016

May 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Commission’s spring forecast for the EU economy, released on May 3, cut the economic growth estimate in the 28-country bloc and re-iterated ...

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EC approves 368M euro for Sofia Metro expansion

April 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on April 26 that it has approved the allocation of 368 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund for the t ...

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    EU regulators approve TAP gas pipeline
    March 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on March 3 that it has found the agreement between Greece and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to be in line with EU state aid rules, clearing […]

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    EC takes aim at Russia with ‘energy security’ package
    February 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission published a package of proposals on February 16 meant to increase the bloc’s energy security        in case of interruptions of supply, as well as “equip the EU […]

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    Agreement signed for Baltic–Poland gas pipeline
    October 15, 2015, by The Prague Post

    The Governments of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the European Commission, have reached an agreement that will allow the construction of the Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) by December 2019. The […]

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    Bulgaria invests 102 million euro EU funds in SME initiative
    October 13, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Commission (EC) adopted on October 12 an Operational Programme worth 102 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund to boost the competitiveness of Bulgaria’s small and medium-sized enterprises […]