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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

Bulgarian Journalists Nabbed in Gaza Meet Diplomats in Israel

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, have met with Bulgarian diplomats in Tel Aviv, the Foreign Ministry informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1319

UN Security Council Calls for Israel Aid Convoy Raid Probe

The UN Security Council has issued a statement calling for an impartial inquiry into Israel's raid on a flotilla of Gaza-bound aid ships.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1331

2 Bulgarian Journalists Held at Israeli Deportation Center

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, have spent the night at a deportation center, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov, informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1359

Minister: Bulgaria, Croatia Prove Crime Crackdowns Possible in Balkans

Bulgaria and Croatia have demonstrated clearly that strong actions against corruption and organized crime can happen in the Balkan region, said Bulgaria's Foreign Minister in Zagreb.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1786

Bulgarian Journalists Unhurt During Gaza Aid Convoy Attack

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, are safe and sound, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov, informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1263

Condemnation, Protests Follow Israeli Aid Convoy Attack

Turkey, Greece and Sweden have demanded explanations from their Israeli ambassadors as Israeli commandos killed at least 10 people in pre-dawn raids on a flotilla of six ships carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza early Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1416

2 Bulgarian Journalists Arrested in Gaza Aid Convoy Attack

Two Bulgarian journalists have been arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 4886

Bulgaria Urges Iran to Drop Uranium Enrichment Immediately

Iran should stop all uranium enrichment activities until the controversy about its nuclear program is resolved, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov told his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2010, Friday // 19:15 | Viewed: 2087

Bulgaria Foreign Minister: EU Grows More Interested in Black Sea Region

The EU is increasingly interested in the Black Sea region, stated Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov in the opening address to the 22nd Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2010, Friday // 14:03 | Viewed: 2822

Iran Foreign Minister Arrives to Bulgaria for BSEC Forum

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki is arriving Friday on his first ever visit to Bulgaria to participate in a regular meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2010, Friday // 12:28 | Viewed: 2055

Bulgarian PM Welcomes GMF President Craig Kennedy

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met Thursday with Craig Kennedy, the President of the German Marshall Fund.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1460

CIA Director Lauds Efforts of Bulgaria's Borisov Govt

The United States will keep up its efforts in support of Bulgaria's security, CIA Director Leon Panetta declared in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2572

US Hasn't Asked Bulgaria to Host Missile Shield Elements

The United States have not asked Bulgaria to locate elements of the missile defense in Europe on its territory, according to US Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1527

Bulgaria PM Plays Down Italian Visit Gaffes

Bulgaria's prime minister has highly assessed his official visit to Rome and the Vatican, playing down the importance of two mistakes that the hosts made.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2010, Tuesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2671

Vatican Issues Apology over TV Mix-up of Bulgaria, Macedonia

The Vatican has expressed its regret over the report of Vatican TV which presented the Bulgarian delegation meeting Pope Benedict XVI as Macedonian.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2917