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Bulgarian PM Unwavering on Ousting Disgraced Diplomats

The diplomats, who were exposed as collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security, will be recalled, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared, reiterating his earlier statements.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian Top Diplomat Firm on Recalling Discredited Colleagues

Bulgaria would no longer be represented abroad by Ambassadors' who have been collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security, Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, reiterated Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1462

Ex German Deputy Ambassador to Bulgaria: PM Borisov PR, Populist

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov is an "amazing PR" and a populist, who knows how to get the masses of people exited, according to former German Deputy Ambassador to Sofia, Klaus Schrameyer.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1606

Bulgarian Govt Determined to Fire Diplomats with Communist 'State Security' Past

The Bulgarian government will propose to the President to withdraw of all envoys in the country's diplomatic missions abroad, who have collaborated for the country's former Communist State Security.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1957

Bulgarian PM Pledges to Fire Discredited Ambassadors

All Bulgarian Ambassadors who have turned out to be former State Security agents should be sacked, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgaria's Ex-Foreign Minister 'Not Surprised' by Diplomats with Communist State Security Past

The list with Bulgarian Ambassadors and Consuls, who have been agents of the former Communist State Security, has been known by all recent Foreign Ministers.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgarian NGOs Demand Dismissal of Diplomats with Communist Secret Service Past

Several Bulgarian NGOs demand that Bulgaria's centrist GERB government should sack all Bulgarian diplomats, who turned out to be former Communist State Security agents.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1771

Ex-Eastern Bloc EU States Condemn Communism Crimes

Six former communist and current EU nations have demanded that Brussels push for a ban on the denial of the crimes of their region's old regimes, stating the victims had been forgotten by western countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgarian Family Speaks About Having Been Tortured in Macedonia

Zdravko Zdraveski, a former leader of the Macedonian 'Tigers' and 'Lions' special forces , has spoken to the Bulgarian '24 chasa' daily, stating that he and his family have been constantly terrorized by the authorities in FYROM for declaring themselve

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 5320

Macedonian Authorities Said to Terrorize Family for Being Bulgarian

The family of Zdravko Zdraveski from Prilep, Macedonia, has been constantly terrorized by the authorities in FYROM for declaring themselves to be Bulgarian, according to a media statement calling for help.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 4561

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Delegation Begins High-Profile Visit in Korea

A delegation of the Bulgarian Atlantic Council has commenced its official visit in the Republic of Korea at the invitation of the Korean government and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1305

Macedonian Press: Bulgaria Backs Greece in Name Dispute

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has backed his Greek counterpart in the notorious dispute for the name of the Republic of Macedonia, according to the interpretation of the Macedonian press.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 5370

Serbian FM: Let's Be Serious, I Won't Be Fired

Serbian foreign affairs minister Vuk Jeremic, who is on an official visit to Sofia, has stated information published in the press that his sacking is imminent are false.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1976

Serbian FM to Be Sacked over Nobel Peace Prize Boycott - Report

Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vuk Jeremic is to be removed from his position by PM Boris Tadic after intra-party elections following Saturday, reports Serbian agency Blic.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2107

Bulgarian Interior Min Returns from 'Most Successful' US Tour

Bulgaria's Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov came back Saturday from a one-week working trip to the US, which he characterized as his 'most successful ever.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1730

International Police Body Wants to Boost Cooperation around Bulgaria

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is extremely satisfied at its work with the Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association, said IACP international director Paul Santiago.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2049

Warlick: Openness, Joint Values Boost Bulgaria-US Relations

Ambassador James Warlick has declared that his openness has helped solidify the good relations between Bulgaria and the United States, thus responding to criticism by US Republican Party activists.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1350

NY Republicans to Ask State Dept to Recall US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Representatives of the Republican Party from New York State, who are in Sofia at the invitation of the marginal conservative party RZS, have criticized the American Ambassador for "meddling" in Bulgaria's internal affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1834

Putin: Bulgarian Puppy Buffy Has Big Affection for Connie

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has assured the puppy, presented to him as a gift by his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov, is on very good terms with his beloved aging black Labrador Connie, who is 11.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 4082

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Gives Thumbs Up for Lifting Visas

No one wants more than me the drop of visa requirements for Bulgarians in the United States, the US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1859

Brussels Urges Washington to Lift Visas for Bulgarians, Romanians

The European Commission has renewed its calls on the United States to drop the visa requirement for citizens of Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Poland, making travel visa-free for all EU states.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2040