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Erdogan Snubbed Talks with Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader - Report

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, canceled at the last minute a planned meeting with the leader of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party, Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1747

50 000 Macedonian Bulgarians Said to Be Targeted in Macedonia

The FYROM government is cracking down on Macedonians holding Bulgarian citizenship, according to representatives of Bulgarian organizations in Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 2502

Bulgaria Greets Serbia on 10 Years since Milosevic Ousting

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has issued a special statement congratulating the people of Serbia on the occasion of the 10th year since the end of the regime of Slobodan Milosevic.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1721

Clinton: Bulgaria Is Close US Partner

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov in Washington, DC, Tuesday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 08:05 | Viewed: 2463

Bulgarian Foreign Minister to Discuss Security with Clinton

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov will meet Tuesday with US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton in Washington, DC.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1494

Bulgaria, Georgia Hail EU Envoy to Tbilisi Dimitrov

The prime ministers of Bulgaria and Georgia are upbeat about Bulgarian Filip Dimitrov's role as EU Ambassador to Georgia.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 4, 2010, Monday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgarian Comedian Cash-Strapped at Chicago Consulate

A Bulgarian comedian, who back in the communist era, was popular as an imitator of former dictator Todor Zhivkov, has been appointed on the staff of the country's General Consulate at Chicago in the United States, but there is no money for his salary.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 4, 2010, Monday // 15:28 | Viewed: 2253

Borisov, Erdogan Exchange Big Time Niceties in Bulgaria's Sofia

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey, Boyko Borisov and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have demonstrated cordial relations and mutual understanding on all major points of bilateral relations.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 4, 2010, Monday // 15:28 | Viewed: 4152

Erdogan: No Need for Bulgaria to Put Price on Turkey's EU Membership

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is paying a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Monday, has criticized attempts in Sofia to tie Turkey's application to join the European Union down to claims for compensations for displaced people.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 4, 2010, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2004

Bulgaria's Borisov, Dogan Welcome Turkey's Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a one-day visit to Bulgaria on October 4 at the invitation of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 4, 2010, Monday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1833

Turkish, Georgian PMs Flock to Bulgaria

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Georgian PM Nikoz Gilauri are arriving Monday in Bulgaria to meet Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov, according to information released by the Council of Ministers.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 3, 2010, Sunday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1613

Bulgaria Welcomes Turkey PM October 4

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Bulgaria on October 4, the government's information service said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 2, 2010, Saturday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2001

Poor Infrastructure Makes Merkel Cut Bulgarian Visit

Despite original plans, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will skip the Bulgarian Danube city of Ruse during her upcoming visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2010, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2280

Bulgaria to Approach EC If Greek Protester Violence Continues

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov will meet next week with the Greek Ambassador regarding the frequent incidents with Bulgarian trucks and their drivers, conducting transportation on Greek territory.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1380

Bulgarian Govt Urges Greece to Rein in Protester Violence

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has sent a note to the Greek embassy to Sofia regarding the frequent incidents with Bulgarian trucks and their drivers, conducting transportations on Greek territory.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria Wants New Eastern Europe Seats in UN Security Council

Bulgaria wants at least one new non-permanent UN Security Council seat for Eastern Europe, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov told the UN General Assembly.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2832

Statement by Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Mladenov at UN General Assembly

Full text of the statement of Nikolay MLADENOV, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, at the General Debate of the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgaria Moves to Boost Ties with Non-Western Countries

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has had a number of meetings at the UN with his counterparts from non-Western countries in search of new economic opportunities.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1812

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks Seek Support on Chief Mufti Issue

The deputy head of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party DPS and the chair of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have discussed the situation with the appointment of a Chief Mufti of the Bulgarian Muslims.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1850

Turkish Press Takes Little Notice of Borisov's Snubbing

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's alleged snubbing of Turkey at the Balkan reception in New York has found little coverage in the Turkish media.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2647

Turkey Wants to Play Role in Bulgarian Muslims Mufti Issue

The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey have discussed the situation with the appointment of a Chief Mufti of the Bulgarian Muslims.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1960