Incoming EU Presidency sidelines environment files

Environment policy was not among the four main areas on which Bulgaria plans to focus from January when it takes over the rotating EU Council presidency, a government official said on Friday

Environment policy was not among the four main areas on which Bulgaria plans to focus when it takes over in January the rotating EU Council presidency, as a government official set out on Friday the country’s priorities for the country's six-month term.

Bulgaria will focus on economic growth and social cohesion, connectivity of the Western Balkans, European security and stability, and the digital economy, the countries deputy minister for the presidency Monika Panayotova said in Brussels.

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