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Bulgaria PM Puts Turkey Counterpart at Ease over Turkish News Referendum

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has assured his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his cabinet was doing all it could to find the best solution for the Turkish-language news on the national TV.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2009, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2814

Turkey Worried over Bulgaria Turkish-Language News Referendum

Turkey's Foreign Ministry is following "closely and very carefully" the developments around the intended holding of a referendum in Bulgaria over the 10-minute news emissions in Turkish on the state TV.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2009, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Blessed by the Pope

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister Rumiana Jeleva paid a one-day visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, the foreign ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1996

Bulgarian Diaspora Cites Outrageous Ukrainian Pressure

A group of representatives of the Bulgarian Diaspora in Ukraine has visited Sofia for meetings with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Bozhidar Dimitrov, Minister for Bulgarians Abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2299

Switzerland Takes in 1 Guantanamo Detainee

Switzerland has agreed to take in a prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre, as a gesture of support to the United States government in its efforts to close the camp.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgaria to Accept up to 2 Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria will most probably accept one or two detainees from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, responding positively to Washington request to house prisoners.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgaria Says Yes to Double Citizenship for Emigrants in US

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has assuaged widespread fears among emigrants in the United States, saying they will not be stripped of Bulgarian citizenship.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1909

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Jeleva Heads for the Vatican

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister Rumiana Jeleva will pay a visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, the foreign minister announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2009, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1201

Sarkozy Aide Picked for Bulgaria Consul in New York - Report

An expert with experience in Sarkozy administration, who recently served as foreign policy councilor to the Bulgarian prime minister, has been appointed the country's consul in New York, according to reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2009, Tuesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2092

No Deadline for Bulgaria Decision on Guantanamo Prisoners

The United States does not press the Bulgaria government into a quick decision on whether to host Guantanamo Bay detainees, a Bulgarian official said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2009, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 1284

Bulgaria PM to Seek Parliament Support for Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has stated that the government will want a mandate from all of the Parliamentary groups to adopt any plan to accept Guantanamo Bay prisoners from the US.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgaria Confirms US Request to Accept Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has confirmed that Bulgaria has held talks with the US regarding accepting former prisoners of "Guantanamo Bay" on its territory.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1470

USA Asks Bulgaria to Accept Guantanamo Prisoners - Report

The USA is offering Bulgaria to take in inmates from the Guantanamo Prison, and are expecting the decision of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, on that matter.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2009, Friday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1809

Bulgaria PM Encourages Neighborly Macedonian Progress

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has denied that Bulgaria was among the countries that had blocked the fixing of a date for Macedonia to begin EU accession negotiations.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2009, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1606

Serbian Press Surfs Anti-Bulgaria Wave over Kosovo

A day after a Serbian daily slammed Bulgaria as "a backstabber", another Belgrade-based newspaper carries on the same furious line, saying Bulgarians always hit Serbians when they are at a loss which side to take.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 6, 2009, Sunday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3032

Bulgaria New Commissioner Violated EU Code of Conduct - Report

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister and new EU Commissioner-designate, Rumiana Jeleva, announced she had agreed to be nominated as Deputy Chair of the European People's Party (EPP).

Politics » Diplomacy | December 5, 2009, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1802

Serbian Press: Bulgaria Is Backstabber

An article titled "Bulgaria Stabs Us in the Back Once Again" was published Saturday in the Serbian daily "Politika," the Bulgarian news agency BGNES reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 5, 2009, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2408

Bulgaria Ex Ambassador to US Eyes Thessaloniki Consulate

Lachezar Petkov, who recently resigned as Bulgaria's ambassador to the United States, is reportedly likely to be appointed general consul of the country to Thessaloniki.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 4, 2009, Friday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgaria President Announces Resignation of Ambassador to US

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, informed Tuesday that the country's Ambassador to the US, Lachezar Petkov, has officially submitted his resignation.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1380

Bulgaria Govt Cries Foul over Management of Property Abroad

The management of the Bulgarian state-owned property abroad has been chaotic and detrimental, an official audit, conducted by the new center-right government, shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 30, 2009, Monday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1269

New Bulgaria EU Commissioner: My Foreign Ministry Successor Unclear

Bulgaria's new EU Commissioner, Rumiana Jeleva, has said it was still unclear who would succeed her as the country's new Foreign Minister.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 27, 2009, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1025
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