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UN Secretary General Nominee Guterres Promises To Take On Huge Challenges

Former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres thanked the Security Council of the UN for nominating him as Secretary General of the organisation and promised to take on the huge challenges facing the world which is gripped by different conflicts.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 7, 2016, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 6285

Canadian Visas for Bulgarians To Be Abolished in Stages in 2017

As of May 1, 2017, visas for Canada will not be required for Bulgarians who have visas for the USA, Bulgarians who have already visited the country and for businesses.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 7, 2016, Friday // 09:00 | Viewed: 7555

UN Security Council Nominates Officially Guterres As UN Chief

UN’s Security Council has supported unanimously the former PM of Portugal Antonio Guterres for the position UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 18:08 | Viewed: 6287

Bulgarian President: Bulgaria Will Work On Strengthening Economic, Cultural Exchange With Saudi Arabia

Bulgaria has at its disposal excellent conditions for the development of all kinds of tourism – seaside, mountain, cultural, spa and rehabilitation tourism, and needs strong partners in order to fulfill its huge potential in this strategic sector, stated

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1801

Bulgaria FM Visiting Netherlands on Thursday, Friday

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is on a visit to the Hague on October 6-7 for official meetings and a public lecture, his ministry has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1384

Portugal's Antonio Guterres To Be New UN Secretary General

The UN Security Council has reached an agreement and Antonio Guterres is to become the new UN Secretary General, announced the Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1894

UN Top Job: Colour-Coded Ballot Vote Due in Security Council on Wednesday

A first vote on the UN Secretary General candidates where colour-coded ballots will be used to show preferences for contenders will be held by the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1443

Bulgaria's PM to Meet EU Foreign Policy Chief on Brussels Visit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is set to meet the EU's high representative Federica Mogherini, the government press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 07:00 | Viewed: 1471

‘I Will Work to Amplify Voice of Goodness’, Bulgaria’s Georgieva Tells UN

Bulgaria's UN top job candidate Kristalina Georgieva asserted on Monday she would "work to amplify the voice of goodness in our world" if she became the next Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 3, 2016, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 6778

Bulgaria's New UN Chief Nominee to Attend Informal Dialogue with UNGA

The United Nations General Assembly is to conduct an informal dialogue with European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva on Monday, days after the latter was nominated by Bulgaria for the UN's top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 3, 2016, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1694

UN Top Job: Bulgaria's Georgieva Vows to Fight Until the End

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said she will do her best in the race to become UN Secretary General, despite the narrow deadlines she has to meet.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 2, 2016, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1880

Bulgaria's UN Secretary General Nominee To Appear Before General Assembly on Monday

The official Bulgarian candidate for UN Secretary General Kristalina Georgieva has published her vision of the activity of the leader of the world organisation on the website of the United Nations Association in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2823

Macedonia's Gruevski: Bulgaria Should Set Up New Plaque at Kaimakchalan

“The Republic of Bulgaria is our neighbour, we have a lot of things in common and we have to do everything possible for history to draw us closer together rather than set us apart.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 15:37 | Viewed: 5587

Russia Takes Over UN Security Council Presidency

As of October 1, Russia will take over the UN Security Council Presidency.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 09:49 | Viewed: 6550

Macedonian Journalist Nedelkovski's Presence Not Desired in Bulgaria

Macedonian journalist Milenko Nedelkovski will be included in the list of foreigners whose presence in Bulgaria is not desired, announced on BNT Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1805

Russia, Ukraine Oppose Georgieva's Nomination for UN Secretary General

Russia and Ukraine are among a few of the countries that have raised questions regarding the Bulgarian nomination of European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for UN Secretary General, announced Radio Free Europe.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2282

Russia 'Had Nothing To Do' With Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General

The decision of the Bulgarian government to change the nomination of the country for the post UN Secretary General had nothing to do with Russia, stated on Friday the spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry Mariya Zaharova, cited by BNT.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1771

UN Top Job: Bulgaria Dropped Bokova Partly 'at Urge of Berlin' - FT

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov changed his country's nomination for UN Secretary General in part "at the urging of Berlin, which favours Ms [Kristalina] Georgieva," the Financial Times has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgaria's PM, UK DefMin Discuss Migrant Readmission Agreements

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon who was on a visit to Sofia on Wednesday, the cabinet says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1653

UN System Is Broken, Not Broke, Georgieva Tells Politico

Bulgaria's new UN chief nominee Kristalina Georgieva has said she is "relentless" and that makes her better placed than Ant?nio Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes among UN Security Council members.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria's FM Calls on Bokova to Leave UN Race

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has suggested Irina Bokova should rethink her participation in the race for UN Secretary General after the government's decision to change the official candidate of the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1507
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