Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin is to arrive on an official visit to Bulgaria on Monday at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov.
The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Austria on Thursday welcomed the new Ukraine ceasefire agreement and said they hoped it will be honoured by all sides in the conflict.
The Ukraine ceasefire agreement reached overnight by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine is “the first and most important step towards stopping the bloodshed”, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Thursday.
Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is to arrive in Sofia Thursday at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov.
Russia has called on Bulgarian authorities to prevent a planned torchlight rally organised by a Bulgarian radical nationalist party in honour of a controversial WWII army general known for his pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic activities.
US President Obama held a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday regarding the rising tensions in Ukraine and the need for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
The Bulgarian government is set on discussing the tensions involving Ukrainian minorities, including the increased army mobilization of Bulgarian nationals with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin during his upcoming visit.
The Bulgarian embassy to Kiev and the consulate in Odessa have received instructions to issue fast-track visas to ethnic Bulgarians, whose lives are in danger.
The talks between the officials were a part of the 51st Munich Security conference, taking place between February 6 and 8.
Ukrainian Ambassador to Sofia Mykola Baltazhy warned on Saturday that the conflict ravaging his country could spill to neighbouring states, including Bulgaria.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will participate in the opening of the 51st Munich Security Conference on Friday.
The United Nations Security Council has approved the appointment of Bulgarian diplomat Nikolay Mladenov as UN envoy in the Middle East.
A petition has been launched on social media urging Macedonian government to name a street in the capital Skopie after the recently deceased Bulgarian first democratically-elected President Zhelyu Zhelev.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is set to depart for Germany on Thursday for a two-day visit, his ministry's press office says.
President Rosen Plevneliev has spoken to a multitude of heads of state and other high-profile politicians attending an international forum marking the 70th Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to visit the Czech Republic and Poland on Monday to take part in the Holocaust remembrance ceremonies there, his press office says.
The five-member crew of a Maltese tanker vessel, including two Bulgarian nationals, has been arrested in Libya for alleged smuggling of oil products.
A program worth CHF 76 M (EUR 75 M) has been agreed between Bulgaria and Switzerland, according to Tomislav Donchev, Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds and economic policy.
Although Bulgarian exporters are seriously injured by the sanctions on Russia, the country will not back away from its current stance and will seek new markets, according to Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reiterated Bulgaria’s support for the Euro-Atlantic integration of Macedonia.
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