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Bulgaria Calls for Vigorous Interparliamentary Cooperation in SE Europe

The speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva took part Monday in the 8th Conference of the South-East European Cooperation Process Speakers of Parliament in Antalya, Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2010, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1424

Foreign Diplomats Back Bulgaria's GERB Judicial Reform Plans

Bulgaria's Justice Minister, Margarita Popova, presented before the EU and the US Ambassadors to Sofia the cabinet's idea for reform of the judicial system.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2010, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgarians in Serbia Vote for Official Representatives

Ethnic minority citizens of Serbia voted Sunday in the country's first elections for official representatives of their groups.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2010, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2151

INL Assistant Secretary Johnson Travels to Bulgaria

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs David T. Johnson will travel to Sofia, Brussels, and Pristina June 7-11, 2010, the US Department of State reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2010, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1379

Israeli PM to Lift Bulgarian Journalists Entry Ban

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov had made a phone call late Friday evening to his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, asking him to lift the 10-year ban to enter Israel, imposed on the two Bulgarian journalists, tangled in the Gaza conflict.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgarian President Asks for Stronger Business Ties with Palestine

Bulgaria' President, Georgi Parvanov, met Friday with the Palestinian Labor Minister, Dr. Ahmad Abdul-Salam Hassan Majdalani, the Presidential press office informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgaria Joins UN Request for Investigation of Gaza Incident

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Policy is joining the international community represented by the UN and the EU in the request for an independent investigation of the incident in the Gaza strip.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1584

Record Number of Foreigners Apply for Bulgarian Citizenship

The Citizenship Council approved Friday, during its regular weekly meeting, a record number of Bulgarian citizenship applications - 560.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 3664

Bulgarian PM 'Sorry' He Can't Be Recruited by CIA

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov dismissed Friday the accusations by socialist opposition that he is "CIA's person" in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgaria Eases Visa Regime for Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

Bulgaria relaxes visa procedures for Russian, Ukrainian, Belarussian and Moldovan nationals following an order signed by the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov this Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2597

FM: Suggestion for Russian Missiles in Bulgaria Must Be Joke

Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has described a suggestion to station Russian missiles in Bulgaria as "extremely not serious.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1880

Translation Blunder Stirs Dismay at Steinberg's Sofia Briefing

A remark by the US Deputy Secretary of State, John Steinberg, during his briefing in Sofia Thursday stirred confusion and uneasiness among reporters gathered to hear his comments.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 18:01 | Viewed: 2781

Steinberg: US Couldn't Be Happier with Bulgarian Partnership

The United States could not wish for a better partnership that it has with Bulgaria, declared US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1670

Russian Ambassador, Bulgarian Socialists Mull Energy Policies

The Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Yuriy Isakov, and former Prime Minister and leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergey Stanishev, discussed Thursday the most important energy projects, BSP press center informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1856

Bulgarian Gaza Reporter: Turkish Ship Was Provocation for Israel

The reporter, who is one of the two Bulgarian journalists, arrested Monday when Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, says everyone on board was fully aware they were heading to a war zone.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 13:19 | Viewed: 2524

US Deputy State Secretary: Bulgaria Must Act as Model for Balkan States

Bulgaria must act as a model for the states in Southeastern Europe which are aspiring to join NATO, US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg said in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgarian Govt Receives US Deputy Secretary of State

US Deputy Secretary of State, James Steinberg, is in Sofia for meetings with the Bulgarian government.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1134

Journalists Nabbed in Gaza Aid Convoy Attack Land in Bulgaria

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested Monday, after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, arrived in Bulgaria Wednesday evening.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 22:29 | Viewed: 1560

US Deputy Secretary of State Set for Bulgarian Visit

The US Deputy Secretary of State, James Steinberg, is arriving in Bulgaria Wednesday evening for an one-day official visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1472

Russian Missiles in Bulgaria Key for Joint Missile Defense - Expert

A Russian strategic studies scholar has suggested the full-fledged cooperation between NATO and Russia on missile defense in Europe would require stationing Russian missiles in Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2309

Israel Set to Deport Bulgaria Journalists after Aid Flotilla Raid

The Bulgarian Ambassador to Israel, Dimitar Tsanchev, has confirmed that the 2 Bulgarian journalists seized by Israeli forces during the raid on the Gaza aid flotilla will return to Bulgaria Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1469