About: Tzvetan Vassilev

Enlargement 05-02-2020

Bulgaria warns Serbia over refusal to extradite banker

Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev has written letters to the European institutions to complain about Serbia’s refusal to extradite a banker held responsible for what is considered Bulgaria's theft of the century, hinting it might affect Serbia's EU membership bid.
Central Europe 16-01-2015

Bulgaria says it will start talks to join the euro

Bulgaria will begin talks on adopting the euro, its finance minister said on Thursday (15 January), adding that the Balkan country may join the preliminary exchange-rate mechanism for eurozone entry by the end of 2018, Nova television reported.
Central Europe 25-09-2014

Bulgaria feels the heat for failure to respect guaranteed deposits

The European Commission opened an infringement procedure against Bulgaria on Thursday (25 September) following the decision of two failed banks to deny clients access to deposits of up to €100,000, which are guaranteed under EU law.