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Arab World Unrest Changes Bulgaria's Mind on Shutting Embassies

As a result of the turmoil in the Arab world, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has changed its mind and will not shut down the Bulgarian Embassies in Tunisia and Sudan as originally intended.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 25, 2011, Friday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2385

Bulgaria Does Not Import Food Products from Japan

Bulgaria does not import any food products from Japan, according to the head of the country's Food Safety Agency, Yordan Voynov.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 25, 2011, Friday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2296

Bulgaria Worried by Rising Violence, Civil Unrest in Syria

Bulgaria's government is following "with concern" the situation in Syria, says a statement of Bulgarian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Vesela Cherneva.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1872

US Denied Visas to Scores of Affluent Bulgarians - Report

The US Embassy in Sofia has rejected visa requests of high-ranking representatives of Bulgarian State institutions, security services, and influential businessmen.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 3086

Ousted Bulgarian Ambassador to US Gets High-level Ministry Post

Former Bulgarian Ambassador to US, Lachezar Petkov, has been appointed Head of the Crisis Center at the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the Ministry's spokesperson, Vesela Cherneva, announced Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2812

Bulgaria's Position on Libya Operations Reaffirmed as Supportive

Bulgaria's position on resolution 1973 of the UN Security Council remains unchanged and had never been altered, the spokesperson of the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry, Vesela Cherneva, announced during a Tuesday briefing.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgaria Temporarily Relocates Embassy in Japan

The Bulgarian Embassy in Japan will be temporarily moved from Tokyo to Fukuoka, about 1 000 kilometers south of the capital.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1866

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Slams President's 'Absurd' Position on Libya Crisis, NATO

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov's statements on the situation in Libya and NATO’s role have been labeled as “absurd” by the country's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2351

Borisov Patching Up on Libya: Bulgaria Knew Gaddafi's True Colors

The regime of Muammar Gaddafi has lost any kind of legitimacy, and he must go immediately, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said in a special statement Monday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 21, 2011, Monday // 20:11 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Delegation to Meet President Rafael Correa in Ecuador

A delegation of the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria headed by its President Solomon Passy has arrived in Ecuador for a three-day working visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1575

Bulgarian PM Critical of Military Operations against Libya

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, voiced criticism towards the military operation in Libya led by the USA, UK, and France, saying it lacks clear goals, but poses many questions.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 21, 2011, Monday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2289

Bulgaria Missing Chance for Strategic Closeness with France on Libya - Ex Foreign Minister

Bulgaria should be much more proactive in the current crisis with the regime of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in order to build new strategic partnerships, according to former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 20, 2011, Sunday // 20:10 | Viewed: 2327

Bulgaria's PM Borisov: Gaddafi Must Step Down

Bulgaria condemns the actions of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and is urging him to resign before more human blood is shed, said Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 20, 2011, Sunday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1469

Bulgaria's PM Borisov Claims Operation in Libya Too Late

The military operation in Libya is too late as it should have been led when the Bulgarian medics were absolutely undeserved detained, according to Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 20, 2011, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1678

Parvanov: Nobody Wants Libya's Gaddafi Ousted More Than Bulgaria

Hardly anyone else is more interested than Bulgaria to see the end of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi, Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov declared as international air strikes started in Libya.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2011, Saturday // 22:10 | Viewed: 2325

Parliament Defense Committee: Bulgaria Must Join NATO in Libya

Bulgaria must take part in a NATO mission in Libya should the Alliance make a decision to have such mission, the Chair of the Parliamentary Foreign Policy and Defense Committee, Dobroslav Dimitrov, says.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2011, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1794

Bulgarian Interior Min Impressed with Georgia's Judicial System

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov welcomed in Sofia Friday his Georgian counterpart, Ivane Meribashvili.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 18, 2011, Friday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgaria Stays Out of Direct Military Action against Libyan Dictator Gaddafi

Bulgaria cannot commit to taking part in direct military action against the regime of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi authorized by the UN, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 18, 2011, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1571

Bulgaria Sets Up Arrangements for Japan Evacuation

Even though Bulgaria does not consider sending its own planes to Japan, the country's Foreign Ministry has arranged for its citizens willing to be evacuated to get on board of foreign planes.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 18, 2011, Friday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgarian Consul Fled Japan without Telling

Bulgaria's consul in Tokyo, Chavdar Gradinarski, has left Japan without coordinating it with Bulgarian authorities, Vesela Cherneva, spokesperson for the Balkan country's Foreign Ministry, said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 18, 2011, Friday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1581

Bulgarian on Board of Hijacked Libyan Tanker

Georgi Luizov, a Bulgarian sailor, is on board of the Anouar Ifrikia oil tanker which was seized by Libyan rebels, the bTV private channel reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 18, 2011, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1230
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