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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: 2440

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: 1626

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: 1639

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: 1587

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: 1857

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: 1363

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: 1916

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: 2044

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: 1504

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: 1478

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: 1638

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: 2017

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: 2153

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: 1517

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: 1799

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: 2124

Bulgarian Family Speaks About Having Been Tortured in Macedonia

Zdravko Zdraveski, a former leader of the Macedonian 'Tigers' and 'Lions' special forces , has spoken to the Bulgarian '24 chasa' daily, stating that he and his family have been constantly terrorized by the authorities in FYROM for declaring themselve

Politics » Diplomacy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 5368

Macedonian Authorities Said to Terrorize Family for Being Bulgarian

The family of Zdravko Zdraveski from Prilep, Macedonia, has been constantly terrorized by the authorities in FYROM for declaring themselves to be Bulgarian, according to a media statement calling for help.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 4718

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Delegation Begins High-Profile Visit in Korea

A delegation of the Bulgarian Atlantic Council has commenced its official visit in the Republic of Korea at the invitation of the Korean government and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1332

Macedonian Press: Bulgaria Backs Greece in Name Dispute

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has backed his Greek counterpart in the notorious dispute for the name of the Republic of Macedonia, according to the interpretation of the Macedonian press.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 5442

Serbian FM: Let's Be Serious, I Won't Be Fired

Serbian foreign affairs minister Vuk Jeremic, who is on an official visit to Sofia, has stated information published in the press that his sacking is imminent are false.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2008
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