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MACEDONIA AND BG MINISTERS TALK ON NATO ACCESSION

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy met his counterpart Ilinka Mitreva in the framework of the meeting of the NATO applicant countries in Sofia. They discussed the issues, connected with the global terrorism and the NATO accession.

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STOYANOV:BG CAN BEAR NATO MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY

The Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov opened the conference of the NATO applicant countries on October 5 in Sofia. In his opening speech he said that Bulgaria is ready to bear the responsibility for future NATO membership.

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UK MINISTER: WE APPRECIATE BULGARIA`S PROGRESS

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov and Lewis Moonie, Minister for Veterans` Affairs at the UK Ministry of Defense met on October 4 in Sofia. They discussed the assistance, which Britain provides for the Bulgarian Army reform Moonie is in Sofia fo

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GALLUP: 52% INCREASE IN BULGARIANS` NATO SUPPORT

The Bulgarians who favor Bulgaria`s accession to NATO increased by 52% since the September 11 terrorist attacks in the US, according to an opinion poll of BBSS Gallup International. The results of the survey were presented by Gallup Research Director Zhiv

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BULGARIAN EU ACCESSION STRATEGY DISCUSSED

During the seventh meeting of the EU-Bulgaria Association Committee, representatives of the Bulgarian administration and officials of the delegation of the European Commission discussed Bulgaria`s pre-accession strategy. The Head of the Bulgarian Departme

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED

`The Constitutional Court is one of the greatest achievements of Bulgarian democracy,` President Peter Stoyanov told a cocktail party on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Bulgarian Constitutional Court. The Constitutional Co

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SOFIA MAYOR: POLITICAL PRESSURE ON HEALTH FUND

`The attacks against the National Health Insurance Fund are an example for political pressure,` Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofianski said, quoted by Dnevnik Daily. Sofianski serves as Chairman of the management body of the fund.

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MILES INFORMED BG OFFICIALS FOR BIN LADEN

US Ambassador Richard Miles shared information on the terrorist attacks in the United States with the Foreign Minister Solomon Passy, his deputy Ivan Petkov, Deputy Interior Minister Boiko Kotsev, the directors of the National Intelligence Service and the

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PLANE EXPLODED OVER THE BLACK SEA

Russian plane TU-154 crashed over the Black Sea at 1.45 p.

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NATO TOP LEVEL MEETING IN SOFIA

Presidents of 10 former communist countries seeking NATO entry are expected to back the international coalition being formed to wage `war on terrorism` at a meeting in Sofia on Friday. NATO Secretary-General George Robertson will join heads of state from

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SWEDISH EMBASSY DENIED VISAS VIOLATION ALLEGATIONS

The Swedish Embassy in Bulgaria denied media allegations for violations in visa issuing. That was announced at a press conference on October 4 in the Embassy.

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LEFTISTS TO CHANGE ATTITUDE TOWARDS RULING PARTY

`At the end of the 100-day grace period of the Simeon II National Movement`s coalition, the Bulgarian Socialist Party and the Coalition for Bulgaria will radicalize their attitude towards the rulers, `socialist leader Georgi Purvanov told the Bulgarian Na

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FORMER INTERIOR MINISTER TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT

The former Bulgarian Interior Minister Bogomil Bonev is to run for President at the presidential elections on November 11. That was announced after a meeting of the National Council of the Civic party, Info Radio reported.

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2 000 POLICEMEN TO BE DEPLOYED FOR NATO SUMMIT

`A 2,000-strong police force from the Sofia Directorate of the Interior Ministry will guard during the summit meeting of the state leaders of the countries applying for NATO membership on October 5,` the Interior Ministry Press Center announced. Central h

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BRZEZINSKI AWARDED BY PRESIDENT STOYANOV

The outstanding American political scientist Zbigniew Brzezinski was awarded with the order of merit `Stara Planina` by the Bulgarian President Stoyanov. `Bulgaria has shown that it is true ally of the United States`, Brzezinski said after the ceremony.

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VICE PRESIDENT CANDIDATE:I FAVOR NATO ACCESSION

`There should be succession in the Bulgarian politics. As far as the Bulgarian NATO orientation is concerned, I fully support it,` General Anguel Marin, the leftist candidate for Vice President said in an interview for radio Free Europe.

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BG AUTHORITIES: CRASHED PLANE DID NOT LAND IN BG

The Bulgarian authorities denied the information of Russian officials that the Russian plane that crashed in the Black Sea stopped in the Burgas airport and took passengers from there, Info Radio reported. `The airplane did not pass trough the Bulgarian a

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INTEGRATED INFO SYSTEM TO IMPROVE CARS CHECK

`An integrated information system involving the Customs Agency, the Interior Ministry and other institutions will accelerate checks on imported cars when there are suspicions they were stolen,` Dimitur Terziev, expert at the Customs Intelligence and Inves

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HIGHER MILITARY SCHOOLS FEES REDUCED

The Cabinet approved the change in the application fees for the Higher Military Schools for the academic year 2001/2002. The fees for the major `Military Work` were reduced.

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FOREIGN MINISTER IN SLOVENIA TO MEET VILNUS GROUP

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy left on October 3 for a two-day visit to Slovenia. Passy will take part in a meeting of the foreign ministers of the 10 NATO membership applicants and will meet his Slovenian counterpart Dimitriy Rupel.

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MACEDONIAN TV:IMPORT OF CARS FROM BULGARIA ~CRIME

`The Macedonian distributors claim that the import of automobiles from Bulgaria is a classic crime, `A1 TV reported. According to the distributors, there are currently 15,000 to 20,000 with Bulgarian registration in Macedonia.

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