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Joe Biden to Try Talking Turkey's Erdogan into Fighting IS

US Vice-President Joe Biden is set to meet Turkish Head of State Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the second day of his three-day visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 13:50 | Viewed: 775

Obama Congratulates Borisov on Re-election as Bulgarian PM

In a letter addressed to Boyko Borisov, US President Barack Obama congratulated him on being re-elected for his second term as Prime Minister of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 21, 2014, Friday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1146

Irina Bokova Is Likely Nominee For UN Head – French Media

The current UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova is among the nominees for next UN Secretary-General, writes the Bulgarian daily Standart, quoting the French Le Figaro.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1220

Bulgaria Concerned over Escalating Jerusalem Tensions

Bulgaria on Wednesday said it is deeply concerned by the escalation of tensions in Jerusalem following the brutal slaying of Israeli worshippers by two Palestinian attackers.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1096

Presidents of Bulgaria, Poland Back EU Energy Union

The heads of state of Bulgaria and Poland, Rosen Plevneliev and Bronislaw Komorowski have united around the idea that an energy union could boost the EU's security of supplies, Plevneliev's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria Condemns Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

“Bulgaria strongly condemns the attack on the synagogue and the religious school in Jerusalem,” said Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry in a press statement.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 884

Turkey's Ambassador Suleyman Gokce Criticises Plans For Fence Along Border

Turkey's ambassador to Bulgaria Suleyman Gokce said that his country was against the construction of a fence along the entire border between Bulgaria and Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgaria's President Plevneliev To Visit Poland

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is on a official visit to Poland on Tuesday and Wednesday, said his press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 890

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Warns Of 'Import Of Terrorists'

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov warned of risk of “import of terrorists” from Iraq and Syria in an interview for the Darik national radio.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 15, 2014, Saturday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1357

Presidents of Bulgaria, Hungary Confirm Support for South Stream

The establishment of a regional gas market among the Visegrad Group members boosts energy security in Central Europe and helps Bulgaria to diversify supplies, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 19:55 | Viewed: 1924

World 'Needs Palestinian State' - EU Foreign Policy Chief

Europe's High Representative Federica Mogherini called on Saturday for the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1134

Bulgaria Is Part Of Political Coalition Against IS – Minister

We have stated our belonging to the political part of the coalition against the Islamic State (IS) and support the international community's efforts to deal with the threat, interim Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov told the BGNES wire agency in an interview.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1025

Ukraine To Close Consular Office In Bulgaria's Varna

Ukraine will close nine consular offices, including that in Bulgaria's coast city of Varna, reports the RIA Novosti news agency.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 10:07 | Viewed: 738

Bulgaria to Open New Consular Office in Japan

Bulgaria will open a new consular office in Japan, according to a decision of the caretaker government

Politics » Diplomacy | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 849

Bulgaria Does Not Recognize East Ukraine Poll - Foreign Ministry

Bulgaria does not accept presidential and parliamentary elections held on Sunday in Ukraine's Donbass as legitimate, Foreign Ministry officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 3, 2014, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgaria Counts on Austria's Support for Schengen Bid - PM

Austria will support Bulgaria in its commitment to reform, the country's President Heinz Fischer made clear on Friday while meeting caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 31, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1375

Bulgaria, Austria Back South Stream Project Compliant With EU Law

Bulgaria and Austria both believe Europe needs energy diversification and support a South Stream gas pipeline project that would comply with EU law, their presidents said on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1431

Austria's President Heinz Fischer To Visit Bulgaria

Austira's President Heinz Fischer will visit Bulgaria on October 30 and 31, upon the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev, said Plevneliev's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 940

Kosovo President Receives Bulgaria's Ambassador for Farewell Visit

Kosovo's head of state Atifete Jahjaga has received Bobi Bovev, the Bulgarian Ambassador, to mark the end of his mandate.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 24, 2014, Friday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgaria’s President to Attend 10th Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev is to arrive in Italy on a working visit for the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit of Heads of State and Government (ASEM10) in Milan.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1149

Government Dismisses Bulgaria's Honorary Consul In Ukraine

Bulgaria's government dismissed the Ukrainian citizen Ivan Avramov from the position honorary consul of Bulgaria in eastern Ukraine over reports that he is involved in alcohol contraband.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1252