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Russia Evacuates 4 Bulgarians from Libya

An airplane of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, which left Tunisia on Wednesday, arrived to Moscow with more than 100 passengers on board, including four Bulgarians, evacuated from Libya.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgaria Reboots Plans to Fence Off Turkey Border as FMD Spreads

The recently renewed outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Southeast Bulgaria have led the government to restore its idea first floated in January 2011 to erect a fence along its border with Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 18:16 | Viewed: 7960

Bulgaria Plans to Re-Open Consulate in Benghazi

Bulgaria's government is set to re-open the country's consulate in the Libyan town of Benghazi, although it does not recognize the Libyan opposition transitional National Council as a legitimate government.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1654

Bulgaria Does Not Recognize Libyan Rebels as Legitimate Govt

Bulgaria does not recognize the Libyan opposition transitional National Council as the country's legitimate government, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2414

Bulgaria, Georgia to Have Direct Flights

Bulgaria and Georgia have signed an agreement for establishing direct flights as a Bulgarian delegation has made it clear the Balkan country wants to see Georgia in the EU.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 21:52 | Viewed: 2079

1 Libyan Refugee in Bulgaria, Migration Tide Fears Watered Down

Only one Libyan citizen has sought asylym in Bulgaria as a result of the war in Libya, where dictator Muammar Gaddafi is facing a popular uprising and an international coalition's air power.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2561

Bulgaria's GERB Vows Recall of Discredited Diplomats after Election Win

After the win of the upcoming presidential elections, the center-right, ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party will recall all ambassadors who have been agents or collaborators of the former Communist State Security (DS).

Politics » Diplomacy | March 28, 2011, Monday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1876

Bulgaria Lauds NATO Taking over Command in Libya

Bulgaria is lauding the March 27 decision of NATO to take over the entire command of the military operation in Libya, aiming at protecting civilians from the forces of dictator Muamar Gaddafi.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 28, 2011, Monday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1472

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: 2415

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: 2307

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: 1882

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: 3101

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: 2832

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: 1737

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: 1880

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: 2369

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: 1903

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: 1586

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: 2298

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: 2347

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: 1471
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