The government's Airbus plane has departed for Libya to bring home Bulgarian citizens in the Tripoli area, Prime Minister BoykoBorisov, announced.
The aircraft which was supposed to evacuate Bulgarians from the Libyan capital Tripoli has not yet departed from Sofia, the Foreign Ministry informs mid-day Tuesday.
The 180-seat aircraft provided by the Technoexportstroy company on the order of Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has obtained permission to land at the Tripoli International Airport.
The situation in the Arab world will most likely lead to an increased immigrant pressure on the Bulgarian borders, the country's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov said Tuesday.
Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetcovic has made a seemingly half-hearted declaration coming short of an actual apology for the incident in which Serbian authorities obstructed the remembrance of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski by ethnic Bulgarians
Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic paid respects to Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski in Sofia just a couple of days after the Serbian authorities hindered Levski's remembrance by the ethnic Bulgarians in Serbia.
The press briefing of the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Serbia was canceled Monday afternoon apparently as a result of the rally of several hundred Bulgarians angry over Serbia's recent obstruction of the remembrance of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Lev
Several hundred people, including members of the Bulgarian minority in Serbia, protested in Sofia Monday against the visit of Serbian PM after the Serbian authorities obstructed the remembrance of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski over the weekend.
Bulgaria has set in full motion an evacuation plan for the country's citizens who are currently in Libya, Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, informs.
Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has issued recommendations for Bulgarian citizen to limit or desist from traveling to Libya, due to the rising tension in the country.
Bulgaria has given up on controversial plans to restore the fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border, which existed in the Cold War period, as a measure against the spread of food-and-mouth disease (FMD).
Serbian Prime Minister, Mirko Cvetcovic, is arriving Monday on an official visit to Bulgaria on the invitation of his counterpart Boyko Borisov.
Serbian authorities did not lift a ban to officially commemorate the anniversary of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski on the day Bulgarians remember his tragic death in 1873.
The Crisis Center at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued recommendations for Bulgarian citizens to limit or desist from travelling to North Africa and Yemen, amid violent protests across the region.
Bulgaria will inform EU authorities of the impediments Serbia has made to Bulgarian nationals requesting to enter Serbia Friday, announced Foreign Affairs Minister Nikolay Mladenov.
Istanbul, which was Europe's cultural capital in 2010, will throw its weight behind Bulgaria's Sofia for the same status in 2019.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera has thanked the Bulgarian Chamber of Mining and Geology for its support during the 2010 crisis with the 33 trapped miners, the Chamber announced Friday.
Bulgarians traveling to the monument of national hero and revolutionary, Vasil Levski, in the Serbian town of Bosilegrad can cross the border, but are banned from holding a meeting on Serbian territory.
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