As of October 1, Russia will take over the UN Security Council Presidency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon who was on a visit to Sofia on Wednesday, the cabinet says.
Bulgaria's new UN chief nominee Kristalina Georgieva has said she is "relentless" and that makes her better placed than António Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes among UN Security Council members.
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.
The families of at least 6 high-ranking politicians from the ruling party of Russian President Vladimir Putin United Russia own firms and real estate property in Bulgaria, showed research of Dnevnik daily of the Bulgarian Trade Register and the declaratio
Bulgaria’s nominee for Secretary General of the UN, Irina Bokova, remained 6th after the straw poll of the Security Council on Monday.
The United Nations Security Council is set to conduct an informal vote on Monday, September 26, that is thought to be decisive in the race for the next UN Secretary General.
A security expert has told Deutsche Welle that EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is "rumored to be a strong candidate" to take over as head of the United Nations.
A railroad link with Europe that uses Georgia and Bulgaria as gateways into the continent is on the agenda for Iran, the Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's press office has said.
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova is a "very strong candidate" for the office of UN chief, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has warned that a reform is needed to strengthen the United Nations in the face of challenges such as the refugee crisis, the bloodshed in Syria, and combatting terrorism.
EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has indicated she might join the race to become the next UN Secretary General.
The Republic of Bulgaria will open a consular mission in the Taraclia region of the Republic of Moldova.
Nearly two-thirds of Bulgarians support the candidacy of UNESCO head Irina Bokova for UN Secretary General, a Gallup International Bulgaria poll shows.
"As she works the conferences and drinks receptions, discussing the aftermath of the weekend’s bombing and the rocky relations between the US and Russia over Syria, delegates will be assessing her suitability to be the new leader of the UN," the Telegraph
Bulgaria will draft a roadmap for the criteria it needs to fulfill to get visa liberalization for travels to Canada, the leaders of the two countries have agreed.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has joined a call from the United Nations for adherence to the existing readmission agreements.
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