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Bulgarian Deputy PM Kalfin Vows Support for Business Collaboration with Russia

During a Moscow visit Wednesday, Deputy PM and Social Policies Minister Ivaylo Kalfin discussed opportunities for improvement of trade and economic relations with Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1036

FBI's Comey Says He and Bulgaria PM Borisov 'Think Alike'

FBI head James Comey met on Wednesday Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Sofia while on a visit officially said to deal with security cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1072

Azerbaijan President Arrives in Bulgaria Accompanied by Key Gov't Members

Azerbaijan's President Alham Aliyev is on a visit to Sofia along with ministers of foreign affairs, transport economy, energy and communication.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1382

FBI Head James Comey to Meet Bulgaria's PM Borisov on Wednesday

Cooperation in security, rule of law and the fight against terrorism are said to be on the agenda of FBI director James Comey and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as the two are set to meet in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1359

John Kerry Notes Improvement in Bulgarian Democracy

US Secretary of State noted impressive improvement that the Bulgarian nation has went through since its liberation from the Ottoman Empire was announced on March 3 1878.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1409

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: 1360

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: 1022

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: 1950

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: 1050

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: 955

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: 1138

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: 1043

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: 968

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: 1453

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: 1270

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: 1122

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: 1048

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: 1260

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: 829

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: 1406

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: 1178