Macedonia counts on Bulgaria’s support for its NATO and EU membership campaigns
Macedonia will count on Bulgaria’s support for its NATO and EU membership bids, Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told journalists following a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov on 20 June. The text of the good neighbourly relations agreement between the two countries is almost finalised. The final version is expected to be signed on 2 August in Macedonia, Zaev informed. “This is a historic moment, my first stop following my visit to Brussels is Sofia because we want to secure Bulgaria’s backing and support for our EU and NATO membership,” Zaev said.
If approved, Mariya Gabriel will work on targeted initiatives in cybersecurity
Maria Koleva, Brussels
At their sitting on 21 June the members of the EP Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the Committee on Culture and Education recommended in a letter that Mariya Gabriel, Bulgarian commissioner-designate for Digital Economy and Society portfolio, be propped up for the job by the full house during the next plenary session.
A group comprised of the heads of diplomatic missions and representations of international organisations accredited in Bulgaria visited firms in the Rakovski Industrial Zone. The diplomatic corps visit was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in association with the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Tourism and Trakia Economic Zone.