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Bulgaria Does Not Recognize East Ukraine Poll - Foreign Ministry

Bulgaria does not accept presidential and parliamentary elections held on Sunday in Ukraine's Donbass as legitimate, Foreign Ministry officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 3, 2014, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgaria Counts on Austria's Support for Schengen Bid - PM

Austria will support Bulgaria in its commitment to reform, the country's President Heinz Fischer made clear on Friday while meeting caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 31, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria, Austria Back South Stream Project Compliant With EU Law

Bulgaria and Austria both believe Europe needs energy diversification and support a South Stream gas pipeline project that would comply with EU law, their presidents said on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1438

Austria's President Heinz Fischer To Visit Bulgaria

Austira's President Heinz Fischer will visit Bulgaria on October 30 and 31, upon the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev, said Plevneliev's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 959

Kosovo President Receives Bulgaria's Ambassador for Farewell Visit

Kosovo's head of state Atifete Jahjaga has received Bobi Bovev, the Bulgarian Ambassador, to mark the end of his mandate.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 24, 2014, Friday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgaria’s President to Attend 10th Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev is to arrive in Italy on a working visit for the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit of Heads of State and Government (ASEM10) in Milan.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1154

Government Dismisses Bulgaria's Honorary Consul In Ukraine

Bulgaria's government dismissed the Ukrainian citizen Ivan Avramov from the position honorary consul of Bulgaria in eastern Ukraine over reports that he is involved in alcohol contraband.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgaria’s President: Gas Is Not a Weapon

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has elaborated on his stance on Russia in an interview for Swiss daily Tages-Anzeiger.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1083

Swiss Aid for Bulgaira to Reach EUR 63 M

Switzerland will give Bulgaria a total of CHF 76 M (EUR 63 M) to work toward the reduction of economic and social inequality.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 846

Bulgaria to Seek Partial Introduction of Swiss Vocational Training

Bulgaria is to launch a pilot project to incorporate elements of the Swiss dual education system, President Rosen Plevneliev announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 13, 2014, Monday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1088

President Rosen Plevneliev Begins 2-Day Visit to Switzerland

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is on an official visit to Switzerland on October 13-14, the press center of the President’s Office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 13, 2014, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 853

President Plevneliev Rejects Accusations of Straining Bulgaria-Russia Relations

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has insisted that his interview for German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeiting contributes to the good relations between the peoples of Bulgaria and Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 10, 2014, Friday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1687

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Dismisses Permanent Secretary

Interim Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has dismissed his institution's Permanent Secretary, Georgi Dimitrov, the ministry's press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 10, 2014, Friday // 09:56 | Viewed: 871

Russia Condemns 'Inadmissible Rhetoric' of Bulgarian President

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has expressed serious concern about claims of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev that Russia is an aggressive and nationalist country.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgaria Rejects Russian Offical’s Comment on Air Force Revamp Plans

A comment by Russia’s deputy premier Dmitry Rogozin relating to Bulgaria’s plans to replace its outdated Russian-made combat aircraft is totally unacceptable, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2073

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova to Be Awarded German Order of Merit

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova will be awarded an Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by German ambassador to Bulgaria Detlef Lingemann.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2014, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1007

Turkey's Chief Prosecutor Meets Bulgarian Justice Minister

Turkish Chief Prosecutor Hasan Erbil met his Bulgarian counterpart Sotir Tsatsarov on Thursday, officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 3050

Bulgaria Calls on Russia to Free Estonian Official

Caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said he is seriously concerned with the abduction of Estonian police official Eston Kohver on September 5, 2014.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1383

World Bank Introduces New Country Manager For Bulgaria

The World Bank appoints Antony Thomspon as new country manager for Bulgaria, said the bank in a statement.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1188

Ukraine, Donbass Rebels Agree Ceasefire

The Contact Group seeking a truce in eastern Ukraine's Donbass region is holding a new session in Belarusian capital Minsk.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2407

Rosen Plevneliev to Attend NATO Summit in Wales

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev will attend the NATO summit, which will take place in Wales, September 4-5, said the President's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 18:52 | Viewed: 857