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European Commission Urges Turkey to Push Reforms

The European Commission has urged Turkey to pursue closer dialogue with the EU in the area of fundamental rights and the rule-of-law.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1091

UK to Reopen Embassy in Iran - British FM Hague

The United Kingdom's Embassy in Tehran is to reopen after a three-year pause, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 689

FM Vigenin Commends Bulgarian Community in Cyprus

The Bulgarian community in Cyprus can serve as a model for our communities around the world, Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin said during his visit to the island nation.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2014, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 686

Bulgarian Foreign Minister on 2-Day Visit to Cyprus

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin is on an official two-day visit to Cyprus.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2014, Sunday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1124

Bulgaria to Nominate Irina Bokova for UN Secretary-General

Bulgaria will nominate UNESCO's Director-General Irina Bokova for the post of UN Secretary-General, according to unconfirmed reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgaria to Open Trade Missions in 20 Countries by end-2014

Bulgaria will open trade missions in 20 countries by end-2014, according to a media statement of the government.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 988

US Senators McCain, Murphy, Johnson Arrive in Sofia on Working Visit

US Senators John McCain, Chris Murphy, and Ron Johnson are visiting Bulgaria Sunday as part of a trip to Eastern Europe which also includes Poland and Romania.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1638

Seychelles Founding President James Mancham Attends Reception in Sofia

Sir James Mancham, Founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, arrived in Bulgaria to attend a reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the consular office in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2014, Friday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1771

Germany's Merkel, Russia's Putin Discuss Ukraine Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine crisis began in late 2013.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2014, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1301

Bulgaria to Be Visited by 3 US Senators This Week

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy and Republican Senators John McCain and Ron Johnson have included Bulgaria in their Eastern European trip later this week.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1466

Bulgaria 'Preparing Sergey Lavrov's Visit' - FM Kristian Vigenin

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin confirmed Wednesday preparations for a visit by his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov are under way.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1178

US President Obama, Ukraine's Poroshenko Meet in Poland

US President Barack Obama told Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko that Washington was "committed to standing behind the Ukrainian people" in the years to come.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 916

Austria Supports Bulgaria’s Schengen Bid

Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz assesses positively Bulgaria's progress for Schengen area accession.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2014, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1397

NATO-Russia Council to Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Russia and NATO are to hold talks over the situation in Ukraine on Monday's joint session in Brussels.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2014, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 915

Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow Issues 100,000th Visa for 2014

Bulgaria's Embassy in Moscow has issued the 100,000th visa for 2014 to a 2-year-old Russian girl, the Ministry of Economy and Energy informed, Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2014, Saturday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1448

Rosen Plevneliev Congratulated Petro Poroshenko on the Election

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev congratulated in a phone conversation  the newly-elected Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, said the President's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 774

Pope Francis Welcomes Bulgarian Prime Minister Oresharski

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was received by Pope Francis in his official residence in the Vatican on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 835

Foreign Minister Vigenin: Italy Backs Bulgaria's Schengen Bid

Italy supports Bulgaria's Schengen bid, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgarian PM Oresharski, Italy's Renzi Arrange New Meeting May 28

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski is due to meet his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi after the event scheduled for May 22 was unexpectedly postponed.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1152

Italian PM Calls Last-Minute Postponement of Meeting with Bulgarian PM

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has postponed a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart Plamen Oresharski scheduled for 11 am on May 22.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 886

US Vice President Discusses Romanian Shale Gas, Defense Budget

Shale gas and military expenditures, alongside the Ukraine crisis, were the main issues in meetings of US Vice President Joe Biden with Romanian leaders.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1224
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