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July 24, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Attempts by the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) for the country to name a candidate European Commissioner other than Kristalina Georgieva appear to have failed. At its final meeting before its […]

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Vigenin confirms his name discussed as Bulgaria’s candidate European Commissioner

July 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Kristian Vigenin, the former MEP who holds the foreign policy portfolio in the soon-to-resign Bulgarian Socialist Party cabinet, has confirmed in a te ...

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EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to meet again on August 30

July 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A European Council special meeting on July 16 to discuss who should be the next European Union foreign policy chief and the European Council President ...

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Oresharski: Bulgaria to support Georgieva nomination as next EU foreign policy chief

July 16, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Plamen Oresharski, occupant of the prime minister’s chair in the Bulgarian Socialist Party cabinet, said on July 16 that Bulgaria would support ...


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    EC opens five new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria
    July 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on July 10 that it opened five new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria, as part of its monthly package of infringement decisions. The biggest issue – and one […]