Bulgaria took over for the first time in its history as an EU member state the six-month rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on Monday.
Sofia chose "United We Stand Strong", the motto of National Assembly and of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Bulgaria, as the slogan for the presidency, 11 years since it joined the EU in 2007. Bulgaria ranks 21st in the 28 EU member state in terms of Gross Domestic Product(GDP) and is still not a member of the eurozone, while its nation...

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