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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: 1986

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: 2061

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: 1496

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: 1784

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: 2112

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: 5341

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: 4606

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: 1315

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: 5405

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: 1994

Serbian FM to Be Sacked over Nobel Peace Prize Boycott - Report

Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vuk Jeremic is to be removed from his position by PM Boris Tadic after intra-party elections following Saturday, reports Serbian agency Blic.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2116

Bulgarian Interior Min Returns from 'Most Successful' US Tour

Bulgaria's Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov came back Saturday from a one-week working trip to the US, which he characterized as his 'most successful ever.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1740

International Police Body Wants to Boost Cooperation around Bulgaria

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is extremely satisfied at its work with the Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association, said IACP international director Paul Santiago.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2083

Warlick: Openness, Joint Values Boost Bulgaria-US Relations

Ambassador James Warlick has declared that his openness has helped solidify the good relations between Bulgaria and the United States, thus responding to criticism by US Republican Party activists.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1356

NY Republicans to Ask State Dept to Recall US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Representatives of the Republican Party from New York State, who are in Sofia at the invitation of the marginal conservative party RZS, have criticized the American Ambassador for "meddling" in Bulgaria's internal affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1886

Putin: Bulgarian Puppy Buffy Has Big Affection for Connie

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has assured the puppy, presented to him as a gift by his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov, is on very good terms with his beloved aging black Labrador Connie, who is 11.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 4193

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Gives Thumbs Up for Lifting Visas

No one wants more than me the drop of visa requirements for Bulgarians in the United States, the US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1869

Brussels Urges Washington to Lift Visas for Bulgarians, Romanians

The European Commission has renewed its calls on the United States to drop the visa requirement for citizens of Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Poland, making travel visa-free for all EU states.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2049

Buffy - Putin's Bulgarian Shepherd Puppy

The Bulgarian Shepherd puppy presented in November by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin finally received its own name - Buffy.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 21:10 | Viewed: 4452

Lieberman: Bulgaria First Came to Israel's Aid

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman thanked Bulgaria for sending fire-fighters to help tackle the recent conflagration near Haifa.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1652

Ex Macedonian PM Said to Be Victim of Bulgarian President's Conspiracy

Former Prime Minister of Macedonia, Ljupco Georgievski, does not really have Bulgarian citizenship but has become the victim of a provocation by Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2247
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