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Bulgaria Completes 'Successful' Chairmanship of CoE's Committee of Ministers

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, praised the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, the organisation’s decision-making body, in a speech at the 126th Session of the Committee in Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 1934

Bulgaria to Help Albania in EU Integration

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday his country was ready to assist Albania along the tough road "to reform leadin got EU membership".

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 07:13 | Viewed: 3194

Politico: Bulgaria's Georgieva 'Possible Late Entry Candidate' for UN Top Job

With a UK veto looming on all current Eastern European candidates to take over as UN Secretary General, the region might have to put forward new names, Politico says in a recent report.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2730

Bulgaria Puts Focus on Protecting Media Freedom as Chair of CoE Committee of Ministers

Protection of the media from external influence is among the priorities of the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Deputy Foreign Minister Rumen Alexandrov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 16, 2016, Monday // 22:02 | Viewed: 2729

Bulgaria's President to Be Received By Pope Francis

President Rosen Plevneliev is on a visit to the Vatican on Monday and Tuesday heading a delegation that will meet with Pope Francis on the occasion of May 24, the national day of culture and Slavic script.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 16, 2016, Monday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1984

Energy Cooperation in Focus of Bulgarian Foreign Minister’s Visit to Azerbaijan

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, on an official visit to Azerbaijan, held talks with the country’s President  Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2016, Friday // 22:03 | Viewed: 1853

Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum to Hold Meeting with Foreign Ambassadors May 16

Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum will hold an annual meting with over 20 ambassadors accredited in Sofia next week to discuss measures to improve the business environment in Bulgaria, the country's economic policy priorities and investment opportunities.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2016, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 4413

Bulgaria's FM Mitov to Meet Azerbaijan's Aliyev in Baku

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is heading to Azerbaijan on Friday, May 13, to discuss energy, transport, and cultural ties, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1475

UK, Bulgaria PMs Talk Migration, Corruption, Energy Security

The migration crisis in Europe, protection of borders, fight against corruption, and energy security have been discussed in a meeting between Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his British counterpart David Cameron in London.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 22:01 | Viewed: 1881

Bokova to Nominate Football Legend Stoichkov as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova is set to nominate football legend Hristo Stoichkov as Goodwill Ambassador with UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 3005

Bulgaria PM to Attend London Anti-Corruption Summit

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is heading to London on Wednesday for an anti-corruption summit, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2599

Bulgaria, U.S. Reaffirm Commitment to Bilateral Partnership in Key Areas

Bulgaria and the United States on Saturday welcomed progress of the five high-level working groups launched last yearto deepen and strengthen the strategic partnership of the two countries in five key areas.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 7, 2016, Saturday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2417

U.S. Welcome Bulgaria’s Efforts towards Energy Diversification

U.S.Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken has praised Bulgaria’s achievements in the fight against crime and smuggling as well as the country’s efforts aimed at energy diversification.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 7, 2016, Saturday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1942

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov to Meet with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will meet on Friday with Deputy U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on a working visit to Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 6, 2016, Friday // 11:18 | Viewed: 3244

US Deputy State Secretary to Discuss Security, Energy on Bulgaria Visit

United States Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will pay a visit to Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Friday and Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgaria’s Daniel Mitov Discussing EU Enlargement, Migration, Energy on Croatia Visit

Coordinated positions of Bulgaria and Croatia, as well as countries in Central and Eastern Europe, are key to addressing common challenges facing the EU, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said during a meeting with his Croatian counterpart Miro

Politics » Diplomacy | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1780

Bulgaria's FM to Discuss Migration on Croatia Visit

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is due to meet Croatian officials during his visit to the capital Zagreb on May 03-04.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 2, 2016, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 2084

Bulgaria to Hold Last Event as SEE Cooperation Chair on June 01

Bulgaria's last event as head of the Southeastern European Cooperation Process has been scheduled for June 01, the Presidency has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 5517

Daniel Mitov Discussing Migration, EU-Turkey Deal with EP’s Elmar Brok

The migration crisis in Europe and progress in the implementation of the related EU-Turkey deal have been on the agenda of a meeting of Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with the Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs Elma

Politics » Diplomacy | April 25, 2016, Monday // 20:43 | Viewed: 4138

Bulgaria President: 'National Effort' Needed for Bokova's UN Top Job Campaign

The election of a new UN Secretary General is "the toughest battle" Bulgaria is facing, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 12:45 | Viewed: 2596

Bulgaria, Cyprus to Jointly Combat Artifacts Trafficking

Bulgarian and Cyprus on Friday signed a memorandum that will help them fight against the trafficking in artifacts and efforts to retrieve stolen items, the Culture Ministry has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 09:24 | Viewed: 2441