Politics

KING`S MOVEMENT: MORE NEGOTIATIONS NEXT WEEK

The possibility for a coalition agreement was discussed Friday at a meeting between the leaders of the Simeon II National Movement and the ethnic Turks` dominated Movement for Rights and Freedoms. `Both sides agreed to first consider the principal aspects

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

PRESIDENT STOYANOV SEES HANDOVER OF YUGOSLAVIA`S EX-PRESDENT MILOSEVIC TO HAGUE TRIBUNAL AS `IMPORTANT AND VERY BOLD STEP`.

President Peter Stoyanov assessed the handover of Yugoslavia`s ex-president Slobodan Milosevic to the International Tribunal in the Hague as an `important and very bold step,` the presidential Press Secretariat said. Earlier on Friday, the Bulgarian Forei

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT SENDS A LETTER TO THE KING

Letter from Russia`s president Vladimir Putin to Simeon II was brought by Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev. Yesterday, at 10.

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

PROSECUTOR MAY INVESTIGATE PM KOSTOV

Yesterday magistrates from Nikola Filchev`s team have left on his bureau materials for prosecution checkup against PM Kostov, sources from the Law Courts revealed yesterday for Standart Daily. The cause is the statements of Vladimir Grashnov before `Stand

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

US AMBASSADOR VISITS THE KING

The American ambassador Richard Miles was a guest of Simeon II in `Vrana`. The diplomat arrived at 11 a.

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 411

DEFENSE MINISTER: MACEDONIA THREATENS ALL REGION

The hypothesis about disintegration in Macedonia is not to be ruled out, Defence Minister Boyko Noev said yesterday before the governmental sitting. According to him, if the international community allows this, there would be serious threats for the whole

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

KING`S EXPERTS START COALITION NEGOTIATIONS

Tomorrow the King`s movement will start the official negotiations on the joint ruling. The first meeting will be with representatives of the UDF.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE EUROLEFT RESIGNED

21 of 18 people from the executive council of the Euroleft party resigned during the session of the National party council. The leader Alexander Tomov reconfirmed his retirement from the elections` night.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

TALKS ON JUSTICE/HOME AFFAIRS WITH EU BEGAN

Bulgaria started talks on the Justice/Home Affairs chapter during the extraordinary round of negotiations at the level of chief negotiators. In reality, the talks on this chapter should have started at the beginning of June but the presidency could not pr

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 455

KOSTOV: KING BLOCKS THE EXECUTIVE POWER

We don`t witness any correctness to the executive power on the part of the new rule, declared premier Ivan Kostov after the meeting with President Stoyanov yesterday. The conversation, held on the request of Kostov, touched upon the crisis in Macedonia.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

SOFIANSKI TURNS DOWN KING`S PROPOSAL TO BECOME PM

On Tuesday evening Sofia mayor Stephan Sofianski reportedly refused the proposal of the King to head the NMS II government, Standart daily says. The mayor, his wife Alice, Simeon II and Queen Margarita had a family dinner at the Vrana residence.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

BULGARIA OPENS JUSTICE AND INTERIOR CHAPTER

BULGARIA opened the justice and interior chapter at yesterday`s extraordinary round of the negotiations on EU accession at the level of chief negotiators. I am happy that this chapter was opened during Sweden`s presidency, Bulgarian chief negotiator Vladi

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

NOEV CALLS FOR CONSENSUS IN DEFENCE DECISIONS

DEFENCE matters must be discussed in calm and professional atmosphere, said defence minister Boyko Noev, referring to the statement made yesterday by Solomon Passy, the head of the foreign affairs team of the national Movement for Simeon II regarding the

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 594

SNM URGES ON A COMMON POSITION ON MACEDONIA

King`s coalition repeated its proposal to all political forces represented in the new parliament to `formulate a common, nationally responsible political position on the crisis in Macedonia`. It came up with a declaration on the situation in Macedonia sho

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

BULGARIA RANKS 47TH IN TERMS OF CORRUPTION

In terms of corruption Bulgaria ranks 47th in the world, the `Transparency International` organization announced. Its document is based on assessments of corruption made by businessmen, scientists and analysts and on the surveys of seven independent insti

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 413

DAILY TELEGRAPH: BELGIUM EMBASSY IN BG SOLD VISAS

Belgium`s incoming presidency of the EU is being overshadowed by systematic sale of EU entry visas to criminal gangs, says the e-edition of Daily Telegraph. The worst case stems from the testimony of a senior Belgian diplomat, Myrianne Coen, who has filed

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

I`NET DISCUSSION ON EU EXPANSION STARTS TOMORROW

A special Internet discussion under the motto `The expansion of the EU to the East–the chance for us` will be held tomorrow starting on-line at 3 p.m.

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

PRESIDENT STOYANOV WILL NOT ARRANGE COALITIONS

President Stoyanov will not take part in the coalitions` arrangement. `The eventual unifying of Simeon II Movement and UDF would be decided only by the governing bodies of the two formations`, President Stoyanov said.

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

THE KING WILL SELECT PM AND MINISTERS PERSONALLY

Simeon II will personally single out the parliamentary chief, the PM, the ministers and the candidates for district governors, Standart daily reported. This right was given to him by the statutes regulating the organization and activities of the parliamen

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

121 EX INFORMERS IN 11 YEARS GOVERNMENTS

121 persons in the governments during the past 11 years have been collaborators of the former State Security and the Military Intelligence, it transpired yesterday from the report of the Classified Files Commission. Two of the Premiers are also card-index

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

SOCIALIST NOMINATED DEPUTY CHAIR OF PARLIAMENT

Academician Blagovest Sendov was nominated a deputy chair of the 39th National Assembly by the Coalition for Bulgaria. The caucus will be

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363
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