Group photo, from left to right,
in the 1st row: Robert Fico, Slovak Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister; Minister of State and Minister of Finance of Luxembourg, Mario Monti, Italian Prime Minister; Minister for Economy and Finance, José Manuel Barroso, Demetris Christofias, President of Cyprus, Traian Băsescu, President of Romania, Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister and President in office of the Council of the EU, Herman van Rompuy, Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania, François Hollande, President of the French Republic, Martin Schulz, President of the EP, Antonis Samaras, Greek Prime Minister, Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, Dutch Prime Minister, and Uwe Corsepius, Secretary General of the Council of the EU,in the 2nd row: Zoran Milanović, Croatian Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Danish Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo, Belgian Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy Brey, Spanish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister, Petr Nečas, Czech Prime Minister, Janez Janša, Slovenian Prime Minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, Portuguese Prime Minister, Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor, Jyrki Katainen, Finnish Prime Minister, Werner Faymann, Austrian Federal Chancellor, Boïko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister, David Cameron, British Prime Minister, and Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese Prime Minister



Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Clive Leviev-Sawyer is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Sofia Globe. He is the author of the book Bulgaria: Politics and Protests in the 21st Century (Riva Publishers, 2015), and co-author of the book Bulgarian Jews: Living History (The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria 'Shalom', 2018). He is also the author of Power: A Political Novel, available via, and, on the lighter side, Whiskers And Other Short Tales of Cats (2021), also available via Amazon. He has translated books and numerous texts from Bulgarian into English.