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Greek President Stands by Bulgaria on Schengen Accession

Greek President Karolos Papoulias, who arrived Wednesday on a two-day official visit to Sofia, has vowed his country's support for Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen area in March 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 17, 2010, Wednesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1724

Bulgaria President: Greece Still Main Investment Partner

Bulgarian-Greek relations are developing gradually, regardless of the government in power, Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, said after the meeting with his Greek counterpart, Karolos Papoulias.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 17, 2010, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1406

Bulgarian, Greece Presidents to Open Business Forum in Sofia

Greece's President, Karolos Papoulias, is arriving Wednesday in Sofia on a two-day working visit at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 17, 2010, Wednesday // 08:25 | Viewed: 1968

US Ambassador: Transparency in Bulgaria-Russia Energy Plans Is Key

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, is asking to have available more details on the Bulgarian-Russian agreement for the construction of the South Stream gas line.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 16, 2010, Tuesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 15205

Bulgaria to Appoint New Ambassador in Berlin

Vladimir Kisyov, former Sofia Municipal Council chairman and chief negotiator in accession talks with the European Union, is to be sent as the new Bulgarian Ambassador in Germany.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 15, 2010, Monday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1633

Turkish Ambassador Bestowed Bulgaria's Highest Order

The Turkish Ambassador to Sofia, Mehmed Gyudjuk, is leaving Bulgaria with the country's highest order "Stara Planina.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 15, 2010, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1702

Russia Wants 'Cultural' Cooperation, Bulgaria Wants 'Pragmatic'

The proposals for an intensification of cultural cooperation that the Russian delegation to Sofia advanced Saturday were met somewhat lukewarmly by the Bulgarian party.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1984

Putin Presses Bulgaria on Unlicensed Russian Arms Production

During his working visit to Sofia Saturday, Russian PM Vladimir Putin has requested a discontinuation of Bulgarian production of Russian weapons with expired license.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2114

Putin Pays Respect to St. John Relics, Honors Bulgarian Patriarch

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin completed his state visit to Sofia by paying respect to the relics of St. John the Baptist and by meeting with His Holiness Maxim, Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 20:11 | Viewed: 3632

Bulgarian President Ecstatic over Putin Visit, Russian Energy Deals

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has made it clear he is especially happy to welcome Russian PM Vladimir Putin in Sofia, and to see progress in the Bulgarian-Russian energy deal.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1574

Putin Falls in Love with Bulgarian PM Borisov's Furry Gift

The Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was captivated by his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov's gift for him Saturday – a Bulgarian Shepherd puppy.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 11335

Putin Thanks Bulgaria for 'Closer' Russia Ties in Recent Months

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has thanked Bulgaria for the attention it has paid to its relations with Russia in the past few months.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1588

Russian Leader Putin on His 3rd State Visit to Bulgaria

Russian PM Vladimir Putin's Saturday's visit to Bulgaria is his third in his capacity of a Russian state leader, even though he made the first two as the President of the Russian Federation.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1380

Borisov-Putin Tete-a-Tete Meeting Takes Only 20 Minutes

The tete-a-tete meeting between the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Russia, Boyko Borisov and Vladimir Putin, in Sofia Saturday lasted only 20 minutes.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1499

Borisov, Putin Start Tete-a-Tete Meeting in Sofia

The much anticipated tete-a-tete meeting of the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Russia in Sofia began at 4 pm local time on Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1548

Putin Lands in Sofia with 1.5-Hour Delay

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived in Sofia at about 3:10 pm on Saturday for his much anticipated energy and diplomatic talks with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1302

US Ambassador Praises Bulgarian President's Political Project

It is important and beneficial for Bulgaria to have as many political alternatives and view points as possible, US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, says.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1264

Macedonian Paper Apologizes to Novinite.com over Mixup with Dilma Rousseff's Origin

Macedonian daily newspaper "Dnevnik" has issued an apology and a correction for misquoting an article of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) about the Bulgarian origin of Brazil's new President, Dilma Rousseff.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 20:27 | Viewed: 2933

Bulgaria Hails Political Progress towards Govt in Iraq

 

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1222

Romania Pledges to Join Schengen 2011

The procedures, leading to Romania joining the Schengen Zone March 2011, are going smoothly, Romanian President Traian Basescu declared.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2932

Merkel Lauds German-Bulgarian Friendship

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised highly the quality of German-Bulgarian diplomatic relations in a special letter to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1501