by AFP, BTA, dpa, FENA, TASR | 10.Feb 2023 | Digest
International support is gradually arriving in Turkey and Syria, but many earthquake victims are still waiting for the help they need; an EU donor conference is planned for March. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s new foreign minister, Elmedin Konaković, paid an official visit to Brussels. Migration into the EU: The Slovak Republic and others stressed the necessity of strict protection of the external borders. Bulgaria and Romania insist they have fulfilled the conditions to be accepted into Schengen.
by dpa, APA, | 23.Dec 2022 | Digest
The European Commission clears Germany’s bailout of gas giant Uniper. Austria’s Chancellor defends Schengen veto against Romania and Bulgaria. Spain receives EU aid to hire healthcare workers.
by AGERPRES, BTA, dpa, FENA, HINA, STA | 09.Dec 2022 | Key Story
Every summer, tourists used to spend hours stuck in traffic jams on the border with Croatia. This will soon be a thing of the past. The Adriatic country is going to join the Schengen area without border controls as early as 2023. But for Bulgaria and Romania, the borderless dream has not come true yet.
by dpa, BTA, AFP | 18.Nov 2022 | Digest
Amid high energy prices, rising inflation and low economic growth, risks to financial stability in the euro area have increased, warns the European Central Bank. What also happened: The European Commission calls for Schengen area membership for Romania, Bulgaria as well as Croatia and announces a 1-billion-euro program to help fund climate change adaptation and resilience in Africa.