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Bulgaria Urges Extra Caution in Travel to Turkey after Istanbul Terror Attack

Bulgaria has advised its nationals travelling to Turkey to exercise extra caution following Tuesday’s terror attack in Istanbul that left at least 10 people dead and 15 injured.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria Condemns Terrorist Attack in Istanbul

Bulgaria strongly condemned on Tuesday the terrorist attack in Istanbul that claimed the lives of at least 10 people.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 2271

Bulgaria’s PM Offers Condolences to Turkish PM over Istanbul Terror Attack

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has expressed condolences to his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu over Tuesday’s terrorist bombing in Istanbul.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2491

Bokova 'Is Strongest Candidate for UN Secretary General' - Diplomatic Courier

Irina Bokova, Bulgaria’s former Foreign Minister and current UNESCO Director-General, appears to be "by far the strongest candidate from Eastern Europe" to be the next UN Secretary General, a recent ranking shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 9, 2016, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 6146

Bulgaria, U.S. Boost Anti-Drug Trafficking Cooperation

The partnership between Bulgaria and the United States in countering drug trafficking activity in the Balkans received a boost on Thursday with the opening of a USD 1.9 M headquarters building of a joint task force of the respective law enforcement agenci

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgaria “Deeply Concerned” by North Korea’s Announcement of Hydrogen Bomb Test

Bulgaria said on Wednesday that it is “deeply concerned” by North Korea’s announcement of a nuclear test.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2016, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1699

Bulgarian FM: Bilateral Relations with Turkey Do Not Depend on Intra-Party Conflicts

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov stated on Wednesday that the bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Turkey can not depend on the political crisis within one or another Bulgarian party or the actions of Bulgarian or Turkish politicians.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2016, Wednesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 7881

Bulgaria Appoints Werner Jostmeier Honorary Consul in Germany

Bulgaria’s government has appointed Werner Jostmeier as the country’s Honorary Consul in Germany with consular district the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 3791

Turkish PM 'Asked Bulgaria's Borisov to Side with Expelled DPS Leader'

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has asked Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov to side with Lyutvi Mestan after the latter was expelled as leader of predominantly ethnic Turk DPS party, the Bulgarian National Television has said, citing its own sou

Politics » Diplomacy | December 26, 2015, Saturday // 22:54 | Viewed: 2705

Iran Can Become Doorway for Bulgarian Goods into Other Markets - FM

Bulgaria can use Iran as a doorway into other markets to sell its goods there, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said while on a two-day visit to Tehran.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2015, Monday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1952

Bulgaria, Azerbaijan Mull Boosting Ties between Parliaments

Bulgaria and Azerbaijan have discussed options for a more intense activity of friendship groups in their respective legislatures.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2015, Monday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2937

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Discussing Gas, Transport Links with Iran’s President

Opportunities for expanding gas and transport links between Iran and Europe were high on the agenda of Sunday’s talks between Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov in Tehran on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2015, Monday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2290

Bulgaria FM on Visit to Iran Hoping to Boost Energy Cooperation

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is in Tehran on Sunday and Monday, with options to deepen cooperation in energy and bring trade exchange to earlier levels set to top the agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2015, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 2074

Bulgaria Hopes for a Final Neighborhood Agreement w/ Macedonia, FM Says

Bulgarian Foreign Minister has told Macedonian Deputy PM Fatmir Besimi his country hopes to find the right formula of a neighborhood agreement with Skopje.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 20:25 | Viewed: 2198

Bulgaria Defending National Interest Despite 'Hybrid Influece' of 3rd Countries

Bulgaria proved in 2015 that it is defending its national interest in spite of "activization of terrorist activity, increased migratory pressure and hybrid influence of third countries", Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2935

Bulgaria's PM, Merkel Discuss Judicial Reform, Gas Hub

Developments relating to the judicial reform in Bulgaria and a project to build a gas hub were on the agenda of a meeting of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 17:31 | Viewed: 2026

Bulgaria, Turkey PMs Discuss High-Speed Train Link, Gas Interconnector

Plans for a high-speed train linking Sofia and Istanbul and an interconnection for supplying gas from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria via Turkey have been on the agenda of a meeting between the heads of government of Turkey and Bulgaria in Sofia on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2076

Turkey Wants No Tension in Relations with Russia, PM Davutoglu Says on Bulgaria Visit  

Turkey doesn’t want tensions in its relationship with Russia as they affect the neighboring regions as well as world peace, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2184

Turkish PM Expected to Arrive on Working Visit to Bulgaria

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is expected to arrive on a working visit to Bulgaria on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgaria, Turkey PMs to Discuss Migration Crisis in Sofia Tuesday

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will pay a working visit to Bulgaria on Tuesday, the Bulgarian government press office has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2015, Monday // 19:10 | Viewed: 1721

Bulgaria, Greece Discuss Migration Crisis, Economic Links

The migration crisis in Europe, control of the EU’s external borders and bilateral and regional economic links have been in the focus of a meeting between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Sofia on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2015, Monday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1940