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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: 2506

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: 2509

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: 2611

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: 2970

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: 2854

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: 2618

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: 11208

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: 11982

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: 2670

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: 11158

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: 2211

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: 2749

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: 1999

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: 3074

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: 2396

Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for Turkey

Bulgarian citizens are advised against traveling to Turkey for the moment, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 61353

Bulgaria Opens New Honorary Consulates in Poland, Spain

The Bulgarian government has adopted a decision to set up more honorary consular offices in Poland and Spain.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 8208

Bulgaria Warns against Travel to Kazakhstan over Terrorism Alert

Bulgaria has advised its citizens to refrain from travelling to Kazakhstan until the authorities in the central Asian country withdraw the ‘red alert’ introduced over terrorism threat, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 18, 2016, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 7335

President: Stability, Peace in Turkey Are of Primary Importance for Bulgaria

In a press statement released in connection with the unsuccessful attempt for coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight, President Rosen Plevneliev said that Turkey is a good neighbour and strategic partner of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2473

Bulgarian President Strongly Condemns Nice Attack

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev strongly condemned Thursday's attack in Nice which claimed the lives of at least 84 people and left around fifty other injured.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 15, 2016, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 6544

Bulgarian PM, Iranian Parliament Speaker Vow to Restart Economic Relations

After the historical agreement on Iran's nuclear programme and the ensuing enhanced dialogue between the EU and Tehran, a favourable climate for restarting Bulgarian-Iranian economic relations has been created.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1824
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