The Turkish Iskenderun ship has successfully arrived at the port of Marmaris evacuating 1518 people from Libya, including 22 Bulgarian citizens.
A group of Bulgarian citizens has been evacuated from Libya Sunday on board of a Romanian military aircraft.
The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement calling citizens to evacuate violence-ridden Libya, using all possible means.
If needed, Bulgaria will send one more airplane to evacuate nationals from violence-ridden Libya, which will be the last one, stated Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Mladenov Saturday.
The US visa of controversial former Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumen Petkov has been annulled due to information that he has been involved in some sort of criminal activity.
The Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry informs Friday that only nineteen Bulgarian citizens are on board on the Turkish ship "Iskenderun," ready to be evacuated from the second largest Libyan city Benghazi.
Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, is asking for legislation regulating the responsibility of the State in cases such as the current tumultuous situation in the Middle East.
A total of 50 Bulgarian citizens have registered to board the Turkish ship Iskenderum, which is to evacuate foreigners from Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced.
Former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy has been cited by NATO Watch as one of the leading international voices urging NATO and the EU to take measures to guarantee peace, security, and human rights in Libya.
Libya's former Justice Minister has stated that not the Bulgarian medics, but the regime of leader Muammar Gaddafi was responsible for infecting more than 400 children with HIV.
Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi racketeered Bulgaria over the trial of the Bulgarian medics thus extorting USD 130 M from Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated.
While thousands of foreigners are trying to flee Libya through ports, airports and overland, about one hundred Bulgarian oil workers are in a perilous and frightening situation in remote desert camps.
A Turkish ship is ready to evacuate about one hundred Bulgarians from Benghazi on Thursday, the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry announced.
Bulgaria may be hit by a wave of refugees trying to reach the country because of the turmoil in Libya, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner has warned.
Emil Kotsev, Head of Bulgarian state-owned Technoexportstroy, who was fired earlier Wednesday by PM Boyko Borisov, has blamed the Foreign Ministry of being chaotic and careless.
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