Thu, Jun 20 2013
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In a January 15 2010 letter to European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek, EC President Jose Barroso defends Roumyana Zheleva, saying she has confirmed her declaration of interests is accurate and she is competent to take up her proposed EC post.
Prime Minister Boiko Borissov expected to announce on January 15 2010 that records show that European Commissioner-designate Roumyana Zheleva did not break Bulgarian or EU rules on disclosure.
Centre-right and socialists in European Parliament could reach a trade-off by each removing their most problematic candidates, with Bulgaria’s Roumyana Zheleva being made to walk the plank, media reports claim.
Bulgaria's European Commissioner-designate Roumyana Zheleva was crushed by Bulgarian MEPs, Boiko Borissov says
Socialists and greens led the attack on Bulgaria's European Commissioner-designate Roumyana Zheleva.
Antonia Purvanova has been blamed for not supporting 'a Bulgarian abroad'.
Algirdas Semeta, the European Commissioner-designate from Lithuania, is accused of vagueness in answering questions about his proposed portfolio, taxation, audit and anti-fraud.
After a stormy hearing at which Bulgaria’s European Commissioner-designate Roumyana Zheleva was grilled about her business affairs, and which left MEPs unimpressed with her skills, the EC President and lawyers have been asked to clarify her future.
Opponents hurl series of questions about alleged breaches of rules on disclosure of interests.
Watershed chance for Bulgaria’s European Commissioner-designate to clear away the ‘smear campaign’ allegations about her banker husband Krassimir’s business associates.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.