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Bulgaria's PM Borisov Discusses Border Protection with Merkel

Calls coming from Central Europe for a "reserve border system" at Bulgaria and Macedonia's borders with Greece has been the main issue in a phone conversation of Bulgaria's Prime Minister with his German counterpart Angela Merkel.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 23:31 | Viewed: 5952

Bulgarian FM Has No Information on Turkey Banning Entry of DPS Founder, MP

The Bulgarian foreign ministry has no information on Turkey having imposed bans on two key figures of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) from entering the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 12, 2016, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 4819

Bulgaria to Use 'All Its Resources' to Support Bokova's UN Candidacy

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday his institution would put forth all its effort into the campaign of Irina Bokova, the UNESCO Director General, to become the next UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4634

Bulgaria Nominates UNESCO's Bokova as UN Top Job Candidate

UNESCO Director General is now officially Bulgaria's nominee for the office of UN Secretary General, a statement by the Foreign Ministry shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 22:26 | Viewed: 5918

Bulgaria to Give EUR 0.4 M in Support of Syria in 2016

Bulgaria will channel EUR 0.4 M through various "programs and instruments" to contribute to the support for Syria, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 4122

Sofia to Host Council of Europe Event on Tuesday

A meeting of heads of parliamentary foreign affairs committees from Council of Europe member states is due in Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 04.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 4574

Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey 'to Increase Cooperation on Migrant Crisis'

A trilateral summit will be held in March bringing together Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey to establish a "tripartite mechanism" to cooperate on the migrant crisis, Daily Sabah reports, citing diplomatic sources.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 4807

Potential Bulgarian Nominee for UN Chief States Intention to Carry on as EC Vice-President

Bulgaria appears to have decided on its nomination for the next United Nations Secretary General, capital.bg speculated on Monday after the government released a statement that Kristalina Georgieva has signaled her intention to carry on in her present pos

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2016, Monday // 19:11 | Viewed: 5988

David Clark: Bulgaria in Danger of Blowing Its Big Moment

Bulgaria is one of the few Eastern European countries capable of proposing a UN Secretary General candidate trusted by all Security Council permanent members, an opinion piece on the FT's beyondbrics blog reads.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 16:51 | Viewed: 5652

President: Signing of EU-Mercosur Agreement to Have Great Benefits for Bulgaria

During the week, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev was on a five-day official visit to Latin America, meeting both his Brazilian and Argentinian counterparts, namely Dilma Rousseff and Mauricio Macri.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2016, Friday // 10:12 | Viewed: 5217

Bulgarian Nomination for UN Secretary-General to be Announced by End of March

The Bulgarian nomination for UN Secretary-General will be unveiled by the end of March.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 5053

Bulgarian PM Meets UN Secretary-General, US State Secretary in London

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US State Secretary John Kerry in London on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 5055

President Plevneliev Meets Bulgarian Community on Argentina Visit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has met with representatives of the Bulgarian community during a visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina, his press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 4177

Bulgaria to Provide EUR 150 000 in Refugee Aid

Bulgaria will made voluntary contributions to the World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF amounting to a total of EUR 150 000.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 4657

Bulgarian PM to Take Part in Int'l Conference on Syria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to take part in the Supporting Syria and the Region conference in London on Thursday, his press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 4341

President: Bulgaria Seeks to Attract More Brazilian Investments

At a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia on Monday, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev noted that Sofia will seek to attract more Brazilian investments to the Bulgarian economy.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 5704

Bulgaria, Montenegro Sign Social Security Agreement

A bilateral security agreement between Bulgaria and Montenegro signed on Monday will pave Montenegro's way to EU accession talks, Bulgarian Deputy PM and Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2016, Monday // 14:13 | Viewed: 5035

Bulgarian President Embarks on Five-Day Official Visit to Brazil, Argentina

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will be on a five-day official visit to Brazil and Argentina from Monday to Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2016, Monday // 09:40 | Viewed: 1891

Bulgaria's President to Visit Brazil, Argentina Next Week

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is due to discuss opportunities of drawing investment from Brazil and Argentian during his visit to the countries next week.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2467

Hungarian PM Urges EU to Offer Schengen Membership to Bulgaria

At a press conference during his visit to Sofia on Friday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called on the EU to offer to Bulgaria membership to the Schengen Area.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2016, Friday // 11:54 | Viewed: 3339

Borisov, Orban Exchange Gifts Ahead of Meeting

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban, who arrived on a visit to Sofia on Thursday evening, exchanged gifts at the official dinner ahead of their meeting on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2016, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1770