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Bulgarian Foreign Minister Victimized by Striking Israeli Driver

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov was left behind by his driver during his Wednesday's visit to Jerusalem as a sign of protest.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 1, 2010, Thursday // 02:56 | Viewed: 1887

FM: Bulgaria Throws Weight behind Independent Palestinian State

Bulgaria supports strongly the creation of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel, stated Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov in Ramallah.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgaria to Get Azerbaijan Gas in 2011 via Georgia, Turkey

Bulgaria should receive its first natural gas supplies from Azerbaijan in 2011, agreed the presidents of the two countries, Georgi Parvanov and Ilham Aliyev.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2197

Bulgarian Foreign Minister on to Palestine after Israel

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov visits Wednesday the Palestinian Autonomy, after he had official talks in Israel Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgarian President on Trip to Azerbaijan

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov is on a two-day visit to Azerbaijan Wednesday and Thursday, by invitation from his counterpart Ilham Aliyev.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1256

Israel Recognizes 7th Bulgarian as 'Righteous among Nations' for 1943 Rescue of Jews

Israel's Yad Vashem, the "Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority", has recognized Bulgarian Vladimir Kurtev as "a Righteous Among the Nations" for his role in the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps in 1943.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 28, 2010, Monday // 20:56 | Viewed: 2868

Bulgaria, Romania Ink Police Cooperation Deal to Protect Tourists

The Interior Ministries of Bulgaria and Romania have signed a cooperation agreement providing for the transfer of police officers from one country to the other.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 28, 2010, Monday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1516

Ministers Head to Meet Bulgarian Community in Moldova

Bulgaria's Deputy PM and Finance Minister Djankov and Minister for Bulgarians Abroad Bozhidar Dimitrov are setting out to meet members of the historic Bulgarian minority in Moldova.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 28, 2010, Monday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1516

German Media: FM Calls for Stringent Budget Measures on Bulgaria Visit

German foreign affairs minister Guido Westerwelle called for collective efforts in "cleaning up" state budgets during his visit to Bulgaria, report German media Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 25, 2010, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian Passports for 7000 Macedonians in H1 2010

A total of 9309 Bulgarians abroad have been granted Bulgarian citizenship in the first six months of the year, with those coming from Macedonia accounting for a whopping 7201 of them, official data shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 25, 2010, Friday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1826

Bulgaria PM Hopeful of German Support for Schengen Entry, Economic Cooperation

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said that support from Germany for Bulgaria's joining the Schengen agreement is "extremely important" and stressed on the breadth of cooperation between the two countries in an official meeting with German foreign minister.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 25, 2010, Friday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1493

Foreign Ministers: Bulgaria, Germany Enjoy 'Perfect' Relations

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has welcomed his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle, who is on his first official visit to Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 24, 2010, Thursday // 21:44 | Viewed: 2316

Nationalist Grants Sentenced Bulgarian-Macedonian Mother EP Job

The Macedonian with Bulgarian passport Spaska Mitrova will join the European Parliament as an assistant to the MEP from the far-right nationalist party "Ataka" Dimitar Stoyanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 24, 2010, Thursday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1828

Bulgaria Welcomes German Foreign Minister

German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will start a visit to Bulgaria on Thursday at the invitation of Foreign Minister Nickolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 24, 2010, Thursday // 07:52 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria, Brazil Vow to Boost Balkan-Latin American Cooperation

The Foreign Ministers of Bulgaria and Brazil have issued a joint declaration on the occasion of the visit of the highest ranking ever Brazilian state official to Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgaria Backs Brazil for Permanent UN Security Council Seat

Bulgaria supports Brazil in its quest for reform in the UN granting the latter a permanent seat on the Security Council, Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim announced after meeting Bulgarian state leaders.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2088

US Ambassador Defends Bulgarian Gay Pride Parade

US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, has issued a statement in support of the 3rd "Sofia Pride" gay parade planned for the upcoming weekend.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgarian President Vouches for Balkans' Visa Weavers

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, asks for the development of a pragmatic regional program for the adaptation of the EU "Europe 2020 strategy" to the Balkans since the region is the next step in the expansion of the Union.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1205

Brother of Ousted Bulgarian Interior Minister with Diplomatic Post

The cabinet will propose to President Georgi Parvanov to release General-Major, Volodya Tsvetanov, from his duties as Chief Inspector at the Defense Ministry.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgarian President Networks Gas Supply in Istanbul

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, met Tuesday in Istanbul his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul to discuss energy security and collaboration.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 1442

Foreign Ministry Admits: Bulgarian Diplomatic Appointments Obscure

The process for appointing Bulgarian diplomats is not transparent, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Vesela Cherneva.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1595