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Bulgarian FM Holds Farewell Meeting with Romanian Ambassador

On Monday Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov held a farewell meeting with Romanian extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Sofia, His Excellency Anton Pacuretu, whose term as ambassador is coming to an end soon.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgaria FM Downplays Reports of Planned UN Ambassador Recall

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has dismissed suggestions that the ministry is planning to recall Stefan Tafrov, the incumbent Ambassador of the country to the United Nations.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2016, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1962

Bulgarian, Austrian FMs Discuss Energy Cooperation, Migration Crisis

Energy cooperation and the migration crisis were in the focus of a meeting between Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2016, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgaria, Slovenia Discuss Regional Cooperation, Enhanced Role for SEECP

Good neighborly relations and the development of transport and energy links between Balkan countries are key to the prosperity of the region, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said at a meeting with the President of the Slovenian Parliament Mila

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 23:08 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgaria, Slovenia Agree to Enhance Economic Cooperation

During their meeting in Sofia on Thursday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and President of the Slovenian Parliament Dr.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1711

UNESCO Head Bokova 'among Bookmakers' Favourites' for UN Top Job

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova's work at the helm of the organization is evidence she could handle a job as head of the United Nations, the Guardian's former head of International News writes.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4047

Seychelles Founding President Mancham Named Ambassador of Bulgaria’s M3 Communications

The Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham has been pronounced  Ambassador of Bulgarian-based M3 Communications Group, Inc.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 20:02 | Viewed: 3923

Top Diplomats of EU Countries from SEE to Hold Regular Exchange of Views

The foreign ministers of four EU member states from southeastern Europe (SEE) have agreed to hold regular informal exchange of views and discussions on areas of common interest.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2705

Maltese President Hosts Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture Celebrations

The Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavonic Alphabet, also known as the Day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, which is observed in Bulgaria on May 24, was celebrated in Malta.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 3156

Romanian PM, FM to Meet Bulgarian Counterparts in Sofia

Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos and Foreign Minister Lazar Comanescu are expected to arrive on a visit to Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1573

SEECP Countries Meet in Bulgaria to Review Challenges and Opportunites Facing Them

Regional cooperation, European integration of the Western Balkans and challenges facing Southeast Europe were high on the agenda of a meeting of the foreign ministers of the countries of the region, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2016, Tuesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1792

Bulgaria Completes 'Successful' Chairmanship of CoE's Committee of Ministers

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, praised the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, the organisation’s decision-making body, in a speech at the 126th Session of the Committee in Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 1871

Bulgaria to Help Albania in EU Integration

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday his country was ready to assist Albania along the tough road "to reform leadin got EU membership".

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 07:13 | Viewed: 1860

Politico: Bulgaria's Georgieva 'Possible Late Entry Candidate' for UN Top Job

With a UK veto looming on all current Eastern European candidates to take over as UN Secretary General, the region might have to put forward new names, Politico says in a recent report.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2311

Bulgaria Puts Focus on Protecting Media Freedom as Chair of CoE Committee of Ministers

Protection of the media from external influence is among the priorities of the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Deputy Foreign Minister Rumen Alexandrov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 16, 2016, Monday // 22:02 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria's President to Be Received By Pope Francis

President Rosen Plevneliev is on a visit to the Vatican on Monday and Tuesday heading a delegation that will meet with Pope Francis on the occasion of May 24, the national day of culture and Slavic script.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 16, 2016, Monday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1925

Energy Cooperation in Focus of Bulgarian Foreign Minister’s Visit to Azerbaijan

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, on an official visit to Azerbaijan, held talks with the country’s President  Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2016, Friday // 22:03 | Viewed: 1810

Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum to Hold Meeting with Foreign Ambassadors May 16

Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum will hold an annual meting with over 20 ambassadors accredited in Sofia next week to discuss measures to improve the business environment in Bulgaria, the country's economic policy priorities and investment opportunities.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2016, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 3076

Bulgaria's FM Mitov to Meet Azerbaijan's Aliyev in Baku

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is heading to Azerbaijan on Friday, May 13, to discuss energy, transport, and cultural ties, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1406

UK, Bulgaria PMs Talk Migration, Corruption, Energy Security

The migration crisis in Europe, protection of borders, fight against corruption, and energy security have been discussed in a meeting between Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his British counterpart David Cameron in London.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 22:01 | Viewed: 1811

Bokova to Nominate Football Legend Stoichkov as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova is set to nominate football legend Hristo Stoichkov as Goodwill Ambassador with UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1640