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Bulgaria Nationalist Leader in Hot Water over Anti-Semite Talk

Bulgaria's Prosecutor Office must probe the leader of the far-right, nationalist "Ataka" party, Volen Siderov, over his statements involving the Israeli Embassy in Sofia, right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov, declared.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2010, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1473

Guantanamo Prisoner Lands on Bulgarian Soil

The Guantanamo prisoner Bulgaria has agreed to accept has landed on Bulgarian soil, local authorities inform Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2010, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2138

Bulgaria FM Takes "Friendship Treaty" to Macedonia

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov starts a visit to Macedonia and Serbia on May 5 to 8 as the first stage of a Balkan tour.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2010, Wednesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 2049

US Sends Guantanamo Prisoners to Bulgaria, Spain

US government has announced it has sent two former Guantanamo prisoners to Bulgaria and Spain.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1994

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Urges Iran, North Korea to Back Non-Proliferation

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has spoken in favor of boosting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) during a UN conference in New York.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2269

UN Head: Bulgaria Capable of Balancing Balkan Stability

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Upbeat on US Visa Lift

Bulgaria has the potential to meet the United States requirement for lifting the visa regime, which is less than 10% of visa denials per year, the foreign minister has said during his visit there.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 09:02 | Viewed: 2068

Bulgaria Top Nationalist Stirs Israel's Embassy Outrage

The Israeli Embassy in Sofia distributed Monday a press release in connection with statements made by the leader of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, in an TV interview.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 3, 2010, Monday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1855

Bulgaria to Lobby for Serbia, Kosovo Membership in EU, NATO

Bulgaria's government intends to support the EU and NATO candidacy of Serbia and Kosovo, said the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 1, 2010, Saturday // 13:32 | Viewed: 2598

Council of Europe Discovers 'Worrying Trends' in Bulgaria

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution on Bulgaria identifying both progress and "a number of concerns and worrying trends.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2010, Friday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1909

Bulgaria Top Diplomat Holds Security Talks in US

Bulgaria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikolay Mladenov, began his 7-day visit in USA (April 28 - May 4) with several high-level meetings, the Foreign Ministry informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2010, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1475

351 Macedonians Obtain Bulgarian Citizenship

351 Macedonian citizens are receiving Friday their Bulgarian passports to bring the total number of new Bulgarian citizens since the beginning of 2010 to 6 103.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2010, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1982

Bulgaria with Notable Participation in Hillary Clinton's AJC Dinner

The Bulgarian delegation had a tangible presence at US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's dinner with the American Jewish Committee Thursday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2010, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2744

Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia, Italy Throw Weight behind Corridor VIII

Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia, and Italy have attended a conference entitled "Corridor VIII - Bridge between the Adriatic and the Black Sea".

Politics » Diplomacy | April 29, 2010, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 3406

2 Bulgarians at Hillary Clinton's AJC Dinner in Washington

Two Bulgarians, Maxim Behar and Victor Melamed, are going to attend the American Jewish Committee dinner with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 29, 2010, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1941

Businessman Ivo Prokopiev Named Canada's Honorary Consul in Bulgaria

The government approved Wednesday the nomination of Ivo Prokopiev as the Honorary Consul of Canada in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2580

Macedonia to Set Conditions on Bulgaria over 'Friendship Treaty'

Macedonia is prepared to sign a "Friendship Treaty" with Bulgaria but only if Sofia makes certain concessions.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 1891

PM: New Highway to Better Lot of Bulgarians in Serbia

The construction and launch of the Sofia-Nis Highway is going to improve the economic situation of the Bulgarian minority in Serbia, according to PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1745

EU Integration Said to Fix Issues of Bulgarian Minority in Serbia

Vetoing Serbia's EU integration will mean "shutting the door" for fixing the problems of the Bulgarian minority there.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria's PM in Serbia - Tight Security and Secret Meetings

Bulgaria's prime minister has had secret meetings during his official visit to the Serbian capital Belgrade, correspondents say and provide scarce details.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 26, 2010, Monday // 19:36 | Viewed: 2139

Bulgaria PM Vows to Speed Up Highway, Energy Ties with Serbia

The relations between Bulgaria and Serbia have a long way to go in order to utilize their full potential, said Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov during a state visit to Belgrade.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 26, 2010, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1713