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Norway Closing Embassy in Sofia to Tighten Up Budget

Norway is closing several diplomatic missions around the globe, its embassy in Bulgaria included, the country's government has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3287

PM Borisov: Turkey Is Saving Bulgaria, Europe from Refugee Wave

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated on Thursday that at present Turkey is saving Europe and in particular Bulgaria from the refugee wave.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2122

Donald Tusk, Boyko Borisov to Meet in Bulgaria for Talks on Refugee Crisis

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, arrives in Bulgaria Thursday evening.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 07:45 | Viewed: 2128

Albania’s President Bujar Nishani Arrives in Bulgaria on 2-Day Visit

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev and his Albanian counterpart Bujar Nishani will discuss cooperation in the spheres of trade, economy and culture, the EU integration of the countries of the Western Balkans, and migratory pressure on Europe.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2015, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgaria Confirms Readiness to Work Toward Achieving Council of Europe’s Goals  

The Bulgarian presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe starting next month has been in the focus of Monday’s meeting between the Secretary General of the Council Thorbjorn Jagland and Bulgaria’s newly appointed permanent represent

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2015, Monday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1653

Tunisia Interested in Bulgarian Teachers, Medical Staff

Bulgaria and Tunisia have the right tools to develop good cooperation, Bulgarian Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 3, 2015, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2172

Bulgaria to Focus on Connectivity, Media Freedom, Migration as SEECP Chair

Bulgaria will focus on three key areas of interaction in southeastern Europe during its current chairmanship of the regional cooperation initiative, the country’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2400

Bulgarian President: Regime of Bashar al-Assad Is Not Part of Working Solution for Syria

President Rosen Plevneliev stated that similarly to the whole democratic world, Bulgaria has a firm stance on Syria, namely that the current dictatorial regime of President Bashar al-Assad, which is responsible for bombing thousands of people and innocent

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 08:00 | Viewed: 1514

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Talks Defence, Security with U.S. State Dept Official

Cooperation in defence and security areas was discussed in talks on Monday between Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Todd Chapman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2015, Monday // 21:29 | Viewed: 1581

Refugee Crisis Requires Joint Solution – Bulgaria’s President

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has suggested that the only way to avoid a war in the existing situation is to step up integration.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 16:23 | Viewed: 3815

Bulgaria’s President to Meet with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, who is on a working visit to the US to take part in the UN General Assembly session, will make a statement at the summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 10:58 | Viewed: 3145

Bulgaria Names New Consuls General in Edirne, Toronto

Vasil Valchev will be Bulgaria’s new consul general in Edirne, Turkey, the government in Sofia announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2015, Wednesday // 18:58 | Viewed: 2838

Bulgarian PM Borisov Congratulates Alexis Tsipras on Reelection

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov congratulated on Monday the leader of SYRIZA and former Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, for his party's victory at the early parliamentary elections held on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2015, Tuesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 3020

Bulgaria FM: Syria's Problems Could Only Be Solved by Int'l Coalition

Europe should explore ways to solve the solve the deep running problems in Syria, instead of stimulating the migrant influx, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 17, 2015, Thursday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker to Meet CE Delegation over Constitution

Constitutional amendments drafted by MPs will top the agenda at a meeting of Bulgaria's Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva and a delegation of the Venetian Commission with the Council of Europe, officials have said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 16, 2015, Wednesday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1501

Obama 'Didn't Know' of US Talks with Bulgaria on Russia Overflight Ban

US President Barack Obama didn't know about State Department's move to ask Bulgaria and Greece to deny overflight permissions to Syria-bound Russian planes, Bloomberg says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2015, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 3062

Bulgaria Gives Russia Explanation on Overflight Ban

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has said its officials met diplomats from the Russian Embassy to discuss Sofia's move to deny overflight to a Russian aircraft convoy on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2015, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 3165

Bulgaria 'Agreed to Bar Russia from Overflying' - ex-CIA Official

Bulgaria agreed to stop allowing Russian aircraft flying to Syria into its airspace, a former CIA official has told CBS News.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2015, Friday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2746

Bulgaria Will Not Allow Airplanes Carrying Weapons to Syria – President

President Rosen Plevneliev assured on Thursday that Bulgaria will not allow military cargo airplanes carrying weapons to Syria to fly over its territory.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 2376

Bulgaria Let Syria-Bound Plane with Diplomats Overfly on Monday

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry allowed a Russian plane allegedly transporting diplomats to use its airspace en route to Syria on Monday, September 7, the ministry's press service hsa said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 06:14 | Viewed: 2417

Bulgaria Proposes Kazak to Take over as Envoy to Bahrain and Oman from Olshevski

Bulgaria’s government on Wednesday proposed to the President to transfer the accreditation of the country’s diplomatic representation to Bahrain and Oman to Qatar from Kuwait.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 4837