Visit of José Manuel Barroso to Bulgaria: joint press conference with Boïko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
On 31 August 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, visited Sofia where he participated in the opening of a new EU funded metro line, the second line of the Sofia metro, and met with Boïko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister.
Following their meeting, they gave a press conference and answered the journalists' questions.
Among others topics, they focused on the use of EU funds in Bulgaria, the latest Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification (CVM) report, fiscal consolidation, the country's accession to Schengen and on structural reforms. SHOTLIST