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Bulgaria's Bokova, Serbia's Jeremić Tied in 3rd UN Straw Poll

UNESCO head Irina Bokova and former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremić have both gained the third-best result in a straw poll held by the UN Security Council on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 2892

Third Straw Poll for UN Top Jop Due on Monday

Another straw poll scheduled as part of the race for the United Nations chief's office is to take place on August 29, Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 29, 2016, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 6472

Bulgaria Calls for Enhanced Cooperation to Boost CEE Economies Linking Three Seas

Bulgaria supports efforts aimed at developing and connecting the economies and infrastructure of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe along the North-South axis, President Rosen Plevneliev has said at the international conference "Adriatic, Baltic

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2016, Friday // 12:24 | Viewed: 140603

Bulgarian Intellectuals Urge Support for Irina Bokova’s Nomination for Top UN Job

A group of prominent Bulgarian intellectuals have sent an open letter to the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council in support of the country’s nomination of Irina Bokova for the position of Secretary-General of the world organisation.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2427

“We Need More UN’’, Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Tells RFI

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, Bulgaria's candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, has said that “more UN , more negotiations, more diplomacy” are needed to tackle the multitude of crises in today’s world.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2016, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2980

Anatoly Makarov Appointed as Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Anatoly Makarov as the country’s new ambassador to Bulgaria, TASS reported on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 278892

UN to Hold Next Straw Poll for Top Job on August 29

A third straw poll in the selection of a United Nations Secretary General is to be held at the world body's Security Council on August 29, officials have said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 14:42 | Viewed: 9442

Turkey Offers Bulgaria Bilateral Mechanism on Migration

Turkey and Bulgaria have agreed to set up a bilateral mechanism to address the issue of migrants, the Bulgarian National Radio says.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 10592

Bulgaria Hands Over Alleged Gulen Supporter to Turkey

Bulgaria has handed over to Turkey Abdullah Buyuk, a Turkish businessman whose extradition Ankara sought in connection with his alleged close links with U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed as the mastermind of the failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 10423

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Drops to 5th Spot in Second Vote for UN Chief

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova has taken the fifth place in the second round of informal polls held at the UN Security Council in to elect the next Secretary-General of the world organization, newswires have reported citing diplomats.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 09:44 | Viewed: 3381

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Meets New UNHCR Envoy to Discuss Migration

The current situation in the Balkans and Bulgaria linked to the refugee crisis, and progress in the implementation of EU-Turkey deal on migration were on the agenda of a meeting of Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with the newly appointed UNHCR representativ

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2372

Russia Presses Hard for 'Eastern European' UN Chief

Russia's envoy to the United Nations has said his country sees as a "priority" the appointment of a Eastern European to the top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2433

Tsipras, Plevneliev Hail Greek-Bulgarian 'Motor' of Balkans

Cooperation between Bulgaria and Greece could be a model for the Balkans just as the one between France and Germany is a model for Europe, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have agreed, officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 07:46 | Viewed: 2467

Bulgaria, Greece 'Think Alike' on Key Issues - Borisov

Sofia and Athens share the same views on crucial regional issues Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said after his meeting with Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2016, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2734

Borisov, Tsipras in Joint Bulgaria-Greece Govt Meeting

Six Greek ministers and two deputy ministers are attending an intergovernmental meeting with Bulgarian cabinet members in Sofia alongside the two countries' prime ministers on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2016, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2638

Tsipras to Meet Bulgaria's Borisov in Sofia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to hold meetings with officials in Bulgaria while on a visit to its capital Sofia on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2016, Monday // 09:51 | Viewed: 2468

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Wraps up U.S. Visit with Meetings at State Dept., Pentagon

Bulgaria’s Foreign  Minister Daniel Mitov has held meetings at the State Department and the Department of Defense in the concluding part of his working visit to the United States.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 9352

Bulgaria Calls on Five Security Council Members to Back Irina Bokova for UN Top Job

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has called on his counterparts from five countries to support the Bulgarian candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, Irina Bokova.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2016, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 10073

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Discussing Energy Projects, Sanctions Policy on Washington Visit

The implementation of priority energy projects in Bulgaria and the region of southeastern Europe have been in the focus of a meeting of Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with Amos Hochstein, U.S. Special Coordinator for International Energy Affairs

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2311

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Starts U.S. Visit with Meetings on Energy, Trade

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has welcomed the US' consistent support for key projects for the diversification of sources and routes for the supply of energy resources in Bulgaria and the region.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 09:52 | Viewed: 9467

No Bulgarian Citizens Hurt in Munich Shooting, Consul General Tells PM

No Bulgarian citizens were killed or wounded in Friday’s shooting near a shopping mall in Munich according to information available so far, the country’s consul general in the German city, Antoaneta Baycheva, has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 22:59 | Viewed: 2108