The government will approve the final programme for the EU presidency by December 20 at the latest, Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, said during a discussion, quoted by FOCUS News Agency.
Bulgaria is interested in economic development, a digital single market, integration and the future of the EU.
The country will soon start public discussions on the sectorial priorities, grouped in five dimensions, the first of which is security and justice. The Western Balkans is among the main priorities, not only as a European perspective, but also in terms of security, migration and connectivity, the minister said.
The presidency will be officially launched on January 4.
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