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Bulgaria to Back New Sanctions on Russia if Minsk Deal Fails

Sofia will support new sanctions against Russia if the agreement to end hostilities in Ukraine's Donbass region does not yield results, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov says.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:02 | Viewed: 826

Bulgaria Foreign Minister 'Working on Ukraine Visit'

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has revealed he is to travel Ukraine and is "in talks" to pay visit there.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 803

Germany's Merkel Remains Cautious over Romania's Schengen Bid

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Romanian President Kalus Iohannis met in Berlin Thursday to discuss the possible Schengen accession of the Balkan country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2015, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1456

US Embassy Stands Up for Foundation Accused of Financing Protest Network

The US Embassy in Sofia is following the ongoing investigation into Protest Network and various media outlets which allegedly received funding by America for Bulgaria Foundation, the mission announced Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 842

Bulgarian PM, Georgian Parliament Speaker Discuss Energy, Tourism

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Speaker of Georgian Parliament Davit Usupashvili discussed opportunities for cooperation in the fields of energy security, transport, agriculture and tourism.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 730

Merkel: Security in Europe Needs to be Built with Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that security in Europe needs to be built in alignment with Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1027

Ukrainian Ambassador Expects No Wave of Refugees to Bulgaria

The Ukrainian ambassador to Sofia Mykola Baltazhy stated on Monday that a large wave of refugees fleeing the conflict in his country was not expected to reach Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 23, 2015, Monday // 13:53 | Viewed: 962

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister to Participate in SEECP Informal Meeting

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov will take part in an informal meeting of the foreign ministers of the South-East Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP) member states.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 23, 2015, Monday // 11:57 | Viewed: 873

Bulgarian President Commends Romanian Judicial System

President Rosen Plevneliev commended the Romanian judicial system and the country's efforts in tackling corruption at the highest levels, admitting that Bulgaria was lagging behind in this respect.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 20, 2015, Friday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgaria President to Discuss Energy Ties with Romania's Iohannis

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is due to meet with Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis on a Friday visit to Bucharest.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 20, 2015, Friday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1122

Bulgarian FM Pays Two-Day Working Visit to Romania

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov will pay a two-day working visit to Romania on Thursday and Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1069

Azerbaijan's President to Visit Bulgaria in March

The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev accepted an invitation for an official visit to Bulgaria in the beginning of March.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 929

Foreign Minister Mitov Ties Bulgaria-Russia Thaw to Minsk Agreements

There might be a normalization in Bulgaria's relations with Russia if commitments taken in Minsk last week are observed, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1138

Libyan Court May Delay Sitting in Trial of Two Bulgarian Nationals

A Libyan court trying two Bulgarian nationals on charges of smuggling oil products will most likely postpone its sitting scheduled for Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said

Politics » Diplomacy | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 794

Bulgaria PM, Ukraine Foreign Minister Discuss Humanitarian Aid, Visas  

Sending humanitarian aid to ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine and proportional mobilisation of Ukrainian servicemen belonging to various ethnic groups have been discussed on Monday by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo

Politics » Diplomacy | February 16, 2015, Monday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1222

Ukraine FM: No Mass Mobilization Being Carried Out among Ethnic Bulgarians

Only 20 out of 200 000 ethnic Bulgarians living in Ukraine have been called up as the partial mobilization is ongoing, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 16, 2015, Monday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1032

Bulgarian FM, PM Await Visit of Ukrainian FM

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin is to arrive on an official visit to Bulgaria on Monday at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 16, 2015, Monday // 08:17 | Viewed: 851

Bulgaria, Austria Hope Minsk Peace Deal Will Be Honoured

The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Austria on Thursday welcomed the new Ukraine ceasefire agreement and said they hoped it will be honoured by all sides in the conflict.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 21:43 | Viewed: 1145

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Welcomes Ukraine Ceasefire Deal

The Ukraine ceasefire agreement reached overnight by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine is “the first and most important step towards stopping the bloodshed”, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 16:55 | Viewed: 924

Austrian Foreign Minister to Meet with Bulgarian Counterpart in Sofia

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is to arrive in Sofia Thursday at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 991

Russia Calls on Bulgaria to Prevent March in Honour of WWII Pro-Nazi General

Russia has called on Bulgarian authorities to prevent a planned torchlight rally organised by a Bulgarian radical nationalist party in honour of a controversial WWII army general known for his pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic activities.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1643