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Libyan Court Drops Charges against Two Bulgarian Seamen

A Libyan court has withdrawn the charges of smuggling of oil products brought last year against the crew of tanker vessel Sunoil I, which included two Bulgarian nationals, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 22:01 | Viewed: 3987

Hungarian PM to Arrive on Two-Day Visit to Bulgaria Next Week – Media Reports

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban might arrive on a two-day visit to Bulgaria on January 27 and 28, Bulgarian media reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 5436

Bulgaria, Bavaria to Enhance Police Cooperation

During a meeting in Sofia on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, who is on a two-day visit to Bulgaria, vowed to enhance police cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 4340

Turkey Reportedly Recalls Consul from Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Turkey is said to have recalled its consul from Plovdiv, Bulgarian daily 24 Chasa reported on Thursday citing an “informed source”

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 00:07 | Viewed: 2289

Bulgaria Backs Moldova’s EU Aspirations

Bulgaria hopes that the political forces in Moldova will act responsibly to resolve the political crisis and restore calm in the country, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday .

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria, Hungary Agree to Boost Economic, Trade Ties

Trade, economic and investment cooperation has been in the focus of talks between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 19:31 | Viewed: 5605

Victoria Nuland Visiting Bulgaria on Tuesday

US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland is to meet Bulgarian officials this afternoon, the Bulgarian President's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 4601

Pakistan’s Envoy-Designate Calls on Businesses to Build Closer Ties with Bulgaria

Pakistan's Ambassador-designate to Bulgaria Babar Hashmi has urged Pakistani businessto explore bilateral trade with Bulgaria, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria Urges Turkish Ambassador to Abide by Vienna Convention - FM

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister has urged Turkey's Ambassador Suleyman Gokce to abide by the Vienna Convention and to "do his best" to dispel the impression that he is trying to interfere in domestic policy.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 4826

Armenia, Bulgaria to Work Together on Major Transport Corridors

Armenia and Bulgaria are beginning a feasibility study of two transport corridor projects, the two countries' top diplomats said on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 3704

US Assistant Secretary of State Nuland to Visit Bulgaria in January

US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Bulgaria in January.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2005

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: 1700

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: 2282

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: 2509

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: 6263

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: 1810

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: 1716

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: 8002

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: 3812

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: 2719

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: 1961