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News 09.01.2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

09.01.2019 Rossen Jeliazkov: We expect the return of the vehicles and drivers to be suppressed from the Mobility Package I

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov expressed his confidence that the proposal for suppressing the texts, which envisages that drivers and vehicles must return to their home countries after every four weeks of driving, would most likely gain the necessary support. This became clear today after the Minister’s meetings in Brussels before tomorrow's vote on Mobility Package I at the Transport Committee in the European Parliament.

09.01.2019 Minister Rossen Jeliazkov: Irrespective of political differences, institutions have to work for common national interest

Irrespective of political differences, the institutions have to work for the common national interest, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov at a meeting with MEPs. The Bulgarian representatives from all groups in the European Parliament declared that will work together, in a coordinated way and with common massages.

“The protest of the hauliers is not a form of pressure, but a demonstration of the firm and explicit message against the division of Europe into central and peripheral countries”, underlined Minister Jeliazkov.

09.01.2019 Rossen Jeliazkov: I expect reasonable decisions to be taken when discussing the Mobility Package I at the European Parliament

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov presented the Bulgarian position on the Mobility Package I during a meeting with one of the dossier rapporteurs, Wim van de Camp. The Ministers of Transport of Lithuania, Hungary and Poland also attended the meeting and supported the Bulgarian position. Jeliazkov informed Wim van de Camp for the upcoming protest of the Bulgarian hauliers in front of the European Parliament, which is appointed for tomorrow during the vote on the Package.