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Irina Bokova Is Likely Nominee For UN Head – French Media

The current UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova is among the nominees for next UN Secretary-General, writes the Bulgarian daily Standart, quoting the French Le Figaro.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgaria Concerned over Escalating Jerusalem Tensions

Bulgaria on Wednesday said it is deeply concerned by the escalation of tensions in Jerusalem following the brutal slaying of Israeli worshippers by two Palestinian attackers.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1231

Presidents of Bulgaria, Poland Back EU Energy Union

The heads of state of Bulgaria and Poland, Rosen Plevneliev and Bronislaw Komorowski have united around the idea that an energy union could boost the EU's security of supplies, Plevneliev's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgaria Condemns Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

“Bulgaria strongly condemns the attack on the synagogue and the religious school in Jerusalem,” said Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry in a press statement.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1000

Turkey's Ambassador Suleyman Gokce Criticises Plans For Fence Along Border

Turkey's ambassador to Bulgaria Suleyman Gokce said that his country was against the construction of a fence along the entire border between Bulgaria and Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgaria's President Plevneliev To Visit Poland

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is on a official visit to Poland on Tuesday and Wednesday, said his press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1039

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Warns Of 'Import Of Terrorists'

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov warned of risk of “import of terrorists” from Iraq and Syria in an interview for the Darik national radio.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 15, 2014, Saturday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1513

Presidents of Bulgaria, Hungary Confirm Support for South Stream

The establishment of a regional gas market among the Visegrad Group members boosts energy security in Central Europe and helps Bulgaria to diversify supplies, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2152

World 'Needs Palestinian State' - EU Foreign Policy Chief

Europe's High Representative Federica Mogherini called on Saturday for the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria Is Part Of Political Coalition Against IS – Minister

We have stated our belonging to the political part of the coalition against the Islamic State (IS) and support the international community's efforts to deal with the threat, interim Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov told the BGNES wire agency in an interview.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1079

Ukraine To Close Consular Office In Bulgaria's Varna

Ukraine will close nine consular offices, including that in Bulgaria's coast city of Varna, reports the RIA Novosti news agency.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 10:07 | Viewed: 805

Bulgaria to Open New Consular Office in Japan

Bulgaria will open a new consular office in Japan, according to a decision of the caretaker government

Politics » Diplomacy | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 956

Bulgaria Does Not Recognize East Ukraine Poll - Foreign Ministry

Bulgaria does not accept presidential and parliamentary elections held on Sunday in Ukraine's Donbass as legitimate, Foreign Ministry officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 3, 2014, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1176

Bulgaria Counts on Austria's Support for Schengen Bid - PM

Austria will support Bulgaria in its commitment to reform, the country's President Heinz Fischer made clear on Friday while meeting caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 31, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1504

Bulgaria, Austria Back South Stream Project Compliant With EU Law

Bulgaria and Austria both believe Europe needs energy diversification and support a South Stream gas pipeline project that would comply with EU law, their presidents said on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1521

Austria's President Heinz Fischer To Visit Bulgaria

Austira's President Heinz Fischer will visit Bulgaria on October 30 and 31, upon the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev, said Plevneliev's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1125

Kosovo President Receives Bulgaria's Ambassador for Farewell Visit

Kosovo's head of state Atifete Jahjaga has received Bobi Bovev, the Bulgarian Ambassador, to mark the end of his mandate.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 24, 2014, Friday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria’s President to Attend 10th Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev is to arrive in Italy on a working visit for the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit of Heads of State and Government (ASEM10) in Milan.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1242

Government Dismisses Bulgaria's Honorary Consul In Ukraine

Bulgaria's government dismissed the Ukrainian citizen Ivan Avramov from the position honorary consul of Bulgaria in eastern Ukraine over reports that he is involved in alcohol contraband.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgaria’s President: Gas Is Not a Weapon

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has elaborated on his stance on Russia in an interview for Swiss daily Tages-Anzeiger.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1146

Swiss Aid for Bulgaira to Reach EUR 63 M

Switzerland will give Bulgaria a total of CHF 76 M (EUR 63 M) to work toward the reduction of economic and social inequality.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 946