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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: 1131

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: 941

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: 1265

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: 1012

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: 1133

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: 1770

Obama Urges Putin For Diplomatic Resolution on Ukrainian Conflict

US President Obama held a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday regarding the rising tensions in Ukraine and the need for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 950

Ukraine's Foreign Minister To Discuss Humanitarian Aid with Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government is set on discussing the tensions involving Ukrainian minorities, including the increased army mobilization of Bulgarian nationals with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his upcoming visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1052

Sarkozy: We Do Not Want Revival of the Cold War

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy stated that Crimea cannot be blamed for its decision to secede from Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 09:38 | Viewed: 994

Bulgaria Issues Fast-Track Visas to Co-nationals in Southeastern Ukraine

The Bulgarian embassy to Kiev and the consulate in Odessa have received instructions to issue fast-track visas to ethnic Bulgarians, whose lives are in danger.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 07:23 | Viewed: 1400

Ukraine Crisis Could Destabilize Bulgaria - Plevneliev, Biden

The talks between the officials were a part of the 51st Munich Security conference, taking place between February 6 and 8.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1944

Ukrainian Ambassador Warns Conflict Could Spill to Neighbours

Ukrainian Ambassador to Sofia Mykola Baltazhy warned on Saturday that the conflict ravaging his country could spill to neighbouring states, including Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1596

Bulgarian President Plevneliev among Main Speakers at Munich Security Conference

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will participate in the opening of the 51st Munich Security Conference on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2015, Friday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1200

Nikolay Mladenov to Be Appointed UN Middle East Envoy - UN Diplomats

The United Nations Security Council has approved the appointment of Bulgarian diplomat Nikolay Mladenov as UN envoy in the Middle East.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1464

Social Media Campaign Launched in Macedonia To Name Street After Zhelyu Zhelev

A petition has been launched on social media urging Macedonian government to name a street in the capital Skopie after the recently deceased Bulgarian first democratically-elected President Zhelyu Zhelev.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2015, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgarian FM Mitov to Meet German Counterpart Steinmeier on Berlin Visit

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is set to depart for Germany on Thursday for a two-day visit, his ministry's press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 21:08 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria President: It Is Better to Have Economic Crisis than Historic Shame

President Rosen Plevneliev has spoken to a multitude of heads of state and other high-profile politicians attending an international forum marking the 70th Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2098

President to Attend Holocaust Remembrance Ceremonies in Poland, Czech Republic

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to visit the Czech Republic and Poland on Monday to take part in the Holocaust remembrance ceremonies there, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2015, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1447

Two Bulgarian Nationals Arrested in Libya for Alleged Smuggling

The five-member crew of a Maltese tanker vessel, including two Bulgarian nationals, has been arrested in Libya for alleged smuggling of oil products.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2321

Bulgaria, Switzerland Shake Hands on Cooperation Agreement Worth CHF 76 M

A program worth CHF 76 M (EUR 75 M) has been agreed between Bulgaria and Switzerland, according to Tomislav Donchev, Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds and economic policy.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgaria Continues to Back Russia Sanctions despite Disadvantages for Exporters

Although Bulgarian exporters are seriously injured by the sanctions on Russia, the country will not back away from its current stance and will seek new markets, according to Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2015, Monday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1398