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Bulgaria, Croatia Call for Speeding Up Reform in EU Accession Countries

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic demand that countries applying for the EU have to speed up reform, affirm democratic values and the rule of law and protect their minorities, Radev's office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 2673

Russia, Turkey To Sign Medium-Term Cooperation Programme

Russia’s PM Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the Economic Development Ministry to sign, on behalf of the government, a medium-term programme for cooperation with Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1643

US Embassy: Bulgaria Still Does Not Fulfill Criteria for Visa-Free Regime

Bulgaria still does not fulfill all necessary criteria for a visa-free regime with the USA, stated the US General Consul to Bulgaria Kate McGeary.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2017, Friday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2298

Bulgaria Needs Access to Schengen Database - President

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has said his country needs access to the Schengen information system to bolster border protection.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2017, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 2283

Bulgaria's President Leading Delegation to Germany

President Rumen Radev is set to meet counterpart Joachim Gauck while on a one-day visit to Germany, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2017, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1646

Russophiles-Russophobes Divide in Bulgaria 'Artificial' - FM

Bulgaria neither fears nor hates other countries, but is simply guided by principles in its policy toward Russia, outgoing Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2645

Bulgarian Woman among Injured in Istanbul Nightclub Attack

A Bulgarian woman has been among those injured in the attack that killed 39 people in Istanbul and left dozens injured, diplomats say.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2017, Sunday // 12:34 | Viewed: 3066

Bulgarian FM Sees Trump's Call as Good Sign

Outgoing Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has described the phone conversation between Prime Minister in resignation Boyko Borisov and US President-elect Donald Trump as a sign the country is "a leader on the Balkans".

Politics » Diplomacy | December 19, 2016, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 2677

Donald Trump 'Hopes to Meet Bulgaria PM Soon'

US President-elect Donald Trump has said he "looks forward" to meeting Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, the latter's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2016, Friday // 18:35 | Viewed: 5120

Bulgaria, USA Agreement on Access to Information To Be Signed

The agreement between Bulgaria and the USA on granting access to Bulgaria to American information about high-risk migrants will be signed irrespective of the change in administrations, assured Assistant Secretary for International Affairs for the Departme

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2937

Bulgaria Denies Backing Freeze of Turkey's EU Talks

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has downplayed commens by Austrian top diplomat Sebastian Kurz, who earlier argued Sofia sided with Vienna on the need to freeze membership talks with Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 12, 2016, Monday // 21:32 | Viewed: 3084

Ex US Ambassador to Bulgaria Quits as OSCE Envoy, Moves to Russian Law Firm

Former US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick will join Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPA&P), a Russian law firm, as of January 2017.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 07:28 | Viewed: 2967

Bulgaria, 15 Other Countries To Seek New Deal on Arms Control With Russia

16 European countries, including Bulgaria, will seek a new agreement with Russia on arms control, reported Reuters.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 25, 2016, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 4922

Bulgaria's President Starts Moldova Visit Tuesday

The outgoing Presidents of Bulgaria and Moldova are set to meet in Chisinau on Tuesday, the head of state's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 15, 2016, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 3111

US Embassy 'Looks Forward to Working with Rumen Radev'

The US Embassy in Sofia has congratulated Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev upon his victory on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 14, 2016, Monday // 21:11 | Viewed: 4388

Putin Congratulates Bulgaria's Rumen Radev on Presidential Election Win

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Bulgaria's President-elect Rumen Radev on his victory in the vote on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 14, 2016, Monday // 20:56 | Viewed: 4957

Bulgaria's PM Congratulates Donald Trump on Election Victory

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has officially congratulated Donald Trump after the US real-estate tycoon won Tuesday's presidential election.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 3326

Bulgaria's PM Discusses Kaimakchalan Plaque With Macedonia's Dimitriev

At a meeting with Macedonian Prime Minister Emil Dimitriev, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov expressed his expectation of a quick solution to the setting up of a memorial plaque to commemorate the soldiers who died at the Kaimakchalan peak, announced the press

Politics » Diplomacy | November 5, 2016, Saturday // 13:02 | Viewed: 3256

Bulgaria, China Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Bulgarian Transport Ministry and the Chinese National Commission for Development and Reforms will sign a Memorandum of Understanding and Co-operation during the meeting of the leaders of the countries from Central and Eastern Europe and China.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 5, 2016, Saturday // 11:07 | Viewed: 4289

Canada Officially Confirms Visa Waiver for Bulgaria, Romania as of Dec 2017

Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum has said visa requirements for Bulgarian and Canadian nationals will be dropped as of next December.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 8953

Boris Johnson Discusses European Security with Bulgaria FM

The United Kingdom is a strategic partner to Bulgaria within NATO and an important country on matters of regional and global nature, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has told counterpart Borish Johnson.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 7384
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