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“We Need More UN’’, Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Tells RFI

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, Bulgaria's candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, has said that “more UN , more negotiations, more diplomacy” are needed to tackle the multitude of crises in today’s world.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2016, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2505

Anatoly Makarov Appointed as Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Anatoly Makarov as the country’s new ambassador to Bulgaria, TASS reported on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 22274

UN to Hold Next Straw Poll for Top Job on August 29

A third straw poll in the selection of a United Nations Secretary General is to be held at the world body's Security Council on August 29, officials have said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 14:42 | Viewed: 5445

Turkey Offers Bulgaria Bilateral Mechanism on Migration

Turkey and Bulgaria have agreed to set up a bilateral mechanism to address the issue of migrants, the Bulgarian National Radio says.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 6756

Bulgaria Hands Over Alleged Gulen Supporter to Turkey

Bulgaria has handed over to Turkey Abdullah Buyuk, a Turkish businessman whose extradition Ankara sought in connection with his alleged close links with U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed as the mastermind of the failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 6443

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Drops to 5th Spot in Second Vote for UN Chief

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova has taken the fifth place in the second round of informal polls held at the UN Security Council in to elect the next Secretary-General of the world organization, newswires have reported citing diplomats.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2997

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Meets New UNHCR Envoy to Discuss Migration

The current situation in the Balkans and Bulgaria linked to the refugee crisis, and progress in the implementation of EU-Turkey deal on migration were on the agenda of a meeting of Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with the newly appointed UNHCR representativ

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2150

Russia Presses Hard for 'Eastern European' UN Chief

Russia's envoy to the United Nations has said his country sees as a "priority" the appointment of a Eastern European to the top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2247

Tsipras, Plevneliev Hail Greek-Bulgarian 'Motor' of Balkans

Cooperation between Bulgaria and Greece could be a model for the Balkans just as the one between France and Germany is a model for Europe, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have agreed, officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 07:46 | Viewed: 2303

Bulgaria, Greece 'Think Alike' on Key Issues - Borisov

Sofia and Athens share the same views on crucial regional issues Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said after his meeting with Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2016, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2545

Borisov, Tsipras in Joint Bulgaria-Greece Govt Meeting

Six Greek ministers and two deputy ministers are attending an intergovernmental meeting with Bulgarian cabinet members in Sofia alongside the two countries' prime ministers on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2016, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2460

Tsipras to Meet Bulgaria's Borisov in Sofia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to hold meetings with officials in Bulgaria while on a visit to its capital Sofia on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2016, Monday // 09:51 | Viewed: 2325

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Wraps up U.S. Visit with Meetings at State Dept., Pentagon

Bulgaria’s Foreign  Minister Daniel Mitov has held meetings at the State Department and the Department of Defense in the concluding part of his working visit to the United States.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 6579

Bulgaria Calls on Five Security Council Members to Back Irina Bokova for UN Top Job

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has called on his counterparts from five countries to support the Bulgarian candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, Irina Bokova.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2016, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 7405

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Discussing Energy Projects, Sanctions Policy on Washington Visit

The implementation of priority energy projects in Bulgaria and the region of southeastern Europe have been in the focus of a meeting of Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with Amos Hochstein, U.S. Special Coordinator for International Energy Affairs

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2181

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Starts U.S. Visit with Meetings on Energy, Trade

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has welcomed the US' consistent support for key projects for the diversification of sources and routes for the supply of energy resources in Bulgaria and the region.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 09:52 | Viewed: 7316

No Bulgarian Citizens Hurt in Munich Shooting, Consul General Tells PM

No Bulgarian citizens were killed or wounded in Friday’s shooting near a shopping mall in Munich according to information available so far, the country’s consul general in the German city, Antoaneta Baycheva, has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 22:59 | Viewed: 2020

Bulgaria Meets Canada’s Conditions for Visa Waiver – PM Borisov

Bulgaria’s government expects Canada to draw a schedule for lifting visa requirements for Bulgarian citizens as quickly as possible, Prime Minister Boyko Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2503

Bulgaria, U.S. Discuss Exchange of Information on Organised Crime, Terrorism

The implementation of agreements on the exchange of information relating to security and law enforcement has been in the focus of a meeting between Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova and Alan Bersin, assistant secretary for international affa

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Ranks 3rd in First Vote for Next UN Chief

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General, came in third in the first-round secret vote at the UN Security Council to select the next UN Secretary-General, newswires reported on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 08:25 | Viewed: 2786

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister to Discuss Defense, Security, Energy on U.S. Visit

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov embarks on a nine-day working visit to the United States on Thursday that will focus on cooperation in the areas of defence, security and energy.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2117