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Bulgarian Official Rejects Claims PM 'Stole' Rouseff's Invitation

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has received a form invitation for the inauguration of Brazil's President-elect, Dilma Rouseff, the Ministry spokesperson, Vesela Cherneva, explains.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2769

Macedonian Media Elated by Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Ousting

Media in neighboring Macedonia give significant attention to the resignation of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgarian PM Pays Official Visit to Lebanon

A Bulgarian government delegation arrived in Lebanon Monday night for official bilateral talks.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2010, Monday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1426

Borisov to Be VIP Guest at Dilma Rousseff's Inauguration

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will attend the inauguration of Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff, who is of Bulgarian origin.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2010, Monday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1981

Bulgaria's PM to Take Part in Business Forum in Lebanon

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov is leaving on a three-day visit to Lebanon, where he will take part in a business forum and try to improve the economic cooperation between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2010, Monday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1184

WikiLeaks Releases US Cable on Bulgarian Organized Crime

The whistle-blower site WikiLeaks has published another report of former US Ambassador to Sofia, James Pardew, dated July 7, 2005, focusing in organized crime and international crime groups with Bulgarian participation.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2473

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat Asks MPs to Take Stand on Envoys Scandal

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, extended a request to the Parliament to issue an official political assessment of the diplomatic scandal shaking Bulgaria and its allies since December 14.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1659

Former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Defends Exposed Diplomats

The recently revealed list with current Bulgarian diplomats who have collaborated to the country's former State Security is no surprise for the former Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin (2005-2009).

Politics » Diplomacy | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1650

Bulgarian PM Strikes Back at President over Diplomatic Row

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Friday the full responsibility for sending collaborators and agents of the former Communist State security as diplomats abroad belongs to the previous cabinet and to President, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2010, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgarian Diplomatic Scandal Takes First 'Victim'

Georgi Mihov,Bulgaria's consul-general in the Russian city of St Petersburg has resigned a as a result of the recent diplomatic scandal in Bulgaria, exposing some 50% of the country's diplomats in missions abroad as former agents of the Communist State Se

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2010, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1895

Interior Minister: Ex Agents Should Not Represent Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has expressed his opinion that people who have collaborated with the former State Security should not represent the country abroad and be involved in foreign policy.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2010, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1382

US Republican Asks Ambassador Warlick to Resign

The member of the New York City Council, Daniel Holloran, had met US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, in person and had asked him to resign from the post.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2010, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1952

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Set to Contribute to Korea's Unification

A delegation of the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria has shared European experience with South Korea's Minister of Unification, Hyun In-taek, at a meeting in Seoul as part of an official week-long visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 18:39 | Viewed: 2095

Bulgarian PM Unwavering on Ousting Disgraced Diplomats

The diplomats, who were exposed as collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security, will be recalled, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared, reiterating his earlier statements.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1531

Bulgarian Top Diplomat Firm on Recalling Discredited Colleagues

Bulgaria would no longer be represented abroad by Ambassadors' who have been collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security, Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, reiterated Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1484

Ex German Deputy Ambassador to Bulgaria: PM Borisov PR, Populist

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov is an "amazing PR" and a populist, who knows how to get the masses of people exited, according to former German Deputy Ambassador to Sofia, Klaus Schrameyer.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgarian Govt Determined to Fire Diplomats with Communist 'State Security' Past

The Bulgarian government will propose to the President to withdraw of all envoys in the country's diplomatic missions abroad, who have collaborated for the country's former Communist State Security.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgarian PM Pledges to Fire Discredited Ambassadors

All Bulgarian Ambassadors who have turned out to be former State Security agents should be sacked, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2193

Bulgaria's Ex-Foreign Minister 'Not Surprised' by Diplomats with Communist State Security Past

The list with Bulgarian Ambassadors and Consuls, who have been agents of the former Communist State Security, has been known by all recent Foreign Ministers.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgarian NGOs Demand Dismissal of Diplomats with Communist Secret Service Past

Several Bulgarian NGOs demand that Bulgaria's centrist GERB government should sack all Bulgarian diplomats, who turned out to be former Communist State Security agents.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1808

Ex-Eastern Bloc EU States Condemn Communism Crimes

Six former communist and current EU nations have demanded that Brussels push for a ban on the denial of the crimes of their region's old regimes, stating the victims had been forgotten by western countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 2143
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