Bulgaria does not seem willing to retreat before "North Macedonia"'s aspirations like Greece did
Data published by Bank of Greece
In an interview to Le Monde, the conservative politician said stricter border control was needed
"Only when the true history of Macedonia replaces the 70-year forgery in textbooks, Bulgaria will be convinced that things are going in the right direction"
Bulgarians largely consider the "Macedonians" as ethnic Bulgarians
Bulgaria and Greece signed a final investment decision on the inter-connector pipeline in 2015
The VMRO leader accused the representatives of the former Yugoslav republic of wanting to "validate a false version of history"
Greek 'New Right' leader Failos Kranidiotis: "EU is a 'crippled empire'"
In recent months, attempts by migrants to cross the border illegally in the area were significantly higher than at the same time in 2017
The total investment cost for the IGB interconnector is 240 million euro