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German Foreign Minister to Arrive in Sofia on March 10

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov will meet with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on March 10 in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 9, 2015, Monday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgaria to Back New Sanctions if Russia Violates Minsk Agreement

Bulgaria is ready to support further measures against Russia if Moscow fails to abide by the deal reached in Minsk on the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, the country's Foreign Minister has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgaria Attractive for Foreign Investors, German FM Steinmeier Says

Bulgaria is an attractive place for foreign companies, but corruption and lack of legal security drives investors back, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 6, 2015, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1383

Energy, Migration Top Agenda of Bulgarian Foreign Minister's Visit to Slovakia

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on Thursday discussed Eastring, a new Slovak proposal for diversifying gas supply infrastructure in Europe, with Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 21:40 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister to Discuss Energy Cooperation with Slovakian Counterpart

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov arrived Thursday on an official visit to Slovakia at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, FBI Head Discuss Tackling Terrorism, Corruption

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov discussed on Wednesday measures for fighting terrorism and tackling corruption with FBI Director James Comey, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1234

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: 1048

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: 1085

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: 1394

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: 1378

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: 1415

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: 1367

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: 1036

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: 1991

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: 1059

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: 981

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: 1144

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: 1046

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: 975

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: 1473

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: 1282