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Turkish Ambassador Bestowed Bulgaria's Highest Order

The Turkish Ambassador to Sofia, Mehmed Gyudjuk, is leaving Bulgaria with the country's highest order "Stara Planina.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 15, 2010, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1713

Russia Wants 'Cultural' Cooperation, Bulgaria Wants 'Pragmatic'

The proposals for an intensification of cultural cooperation that the Russian delegation to Sofia advanced Saturday were met somewhat lukewarmly by the Bulgarian party.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1999

Putin Presses Bulgaria on Unlicensed Russian Arms Production

During his working visit to Sofia Saturday, Russian PM Vladimir Putin has requested a discontinuation of Bulgarian production of Russian weapons with expired license.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2116

Putin Pays Respect to St. John Relics, Honors Bulgarian Patriarch

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin completed his state visit to Sofia by paying respect to the relics of St. John the Baptist and by meeting with His Holiness Maxim, Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 20:11 | Viewed: 3648

Bulgarian President Ecstatic over Putin Visit, Russian Energy Deals

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has made it clear he is especially happy to welcome Russian PM Vladimir Putin in Sofia, and to see progress in the Bulgarian-Russian energy deal.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1576

Putin Falls in Love with Bulgarian PM Borisov's Furry Gift

The Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was captivated by his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov's gift for him Saturday – a Bulgarian Shepherd puppy.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 11412

Putin Thanks Bulgaria for 'Closer' Russia Ties in Recent Months

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has thanked Bulgaria for the attention it has paid to its relations with Russia in the past few months.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1589

Russian Leader Putin on His 3rd State Visit to Bulgaria

Russian PM Vladimir Putin's Saturday's visit to Bulgaria is his third in his capacity of a Russian state leader, even though he made the first two as the President of the Russian Federation.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1382

Borisov-Putin Tete-a-Tete Meeting Takes Only 20 Minutes

The tete-a-tete meeting between the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Russia, Boyko Borisov and Vladimir Putin, in Sofia Saturday lasted only 20 minutes.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1502

Borisov, Putin Start Tete-a-Tete Meeting in Sofia

The much anticipated tete-a-tete meeting of the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Russia in Sofia began at 4 pm local time on Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1581

Putin Lands in Sofia with 1.5-Hour Delay

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived in Sofia at about 3:10 pm on Saturday for his much anticipated energy and diplomatic talks with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1304

US Ambassador Praises Bulgarian President's Political Project

It is important and beneficial for Bulgaria to have as many political alternatives and view points as possible, US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, says.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1264

Macedonian Paper Apologizes to Novinite.com over Mixup with Dilma Rousseff's Origin

Macedonian daily newspaper "Dnevnik" has issued an apology and a correction for misquoting an article of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) about the Bulgarian origin of Brazil's new President, Dilma Rousseff.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 20:27 | Viewed: 2956

Bulgaria Hails Political Progress towards Govt in Iraq

 

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1226

Romania Pledges to Join Schengen 2011

The procedures, leading to Romania joining the Schengen Zone March 2011, are going smoothly, Romanian President Traian Basescu declared.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2938

Merkel Lauds German-Bulgarian Friendship

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised highly the quality of German-Bulgarian diplomatic relations in a special letter to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1516

Bulgarians with Visa Free Regime to Taiwan

The visa restrictions for Bulgarians traveling to Taiwan have been lifted Thursday, the press office of the European People's Party (EPP) in the European Parliament announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1887

Bulgaria to Shut Down 7 Embassies

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry proposes the closing of 7 diplomatic missions abroad, Minister Nikolay Mladenov announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1650

Putin's Visit to Freeze Traffic in Sofia

The Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's scheduled visit to Sofia Saturday will cause significant adjustments to the Bulgarian capital's traffic, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1417

Bulgarian PM Borisov: Friendship with Syria Revived This Year

Bulgaria and Syria have revived their friendly relations in the course of a single year, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated after he met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1372

President: Bulgarian-Syrian Relatons Revamped

The friendly relations between Bulgaria and Syria will be taken to a new level, promised Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov after meeting with his counterpart Bashar al-Assad, who is on an official trip to Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1489