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Russia's Foreign Policy 'Confrontational' - Bulgarian FM

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has described policies applied by Russia in the Black Sea region "confrontational".

Politics » Diplomacy | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1748

No Bulgarian Citizens Hurt in Istanbul Airport Terror Attack – Foreign Ministry

According to initial information, no Bulgarian citizens were harmed in Tuesday’s terror attack at Istanbul's Ataturk InternationalAirport, the foreign ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1721

Populists Should Bear Consequences of Brexit, Bulgaria's FM Says

Populists in the UK who created unreasonable expectations among voters in the Leave campaign should bear their consequences for the result, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov noted on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 27, 2016, Monday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgaria President Calls on Franco-German Motor to Speed Up after Brexit

Not only should the Franco-German motor of EU integration keep working, but it should switch to higher gear, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 27, 2016, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2172

Bulgarian President to Meet Francois Hollande in Paris

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is scheduled to meet his French counterpart Francois Hollande in Paris on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 27, 2016, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1850

Bulgarian Foreign Minister, WJC Delegation Discuss Challenges to Regional, Global Security

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and visiting representatives of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) discussed challenges to regional and global security, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced in a statement on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 20:56 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgarian PM Presents Energy Projects to German President

Bulgaria’s energy diversification projects were high on the agenda of Wednesday’s meeting of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with German President Joachim Gauck in Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 19:43 | Viewed: 1793

Germany's President to Pay 2-Day Visit to Bulgaira

German President Joachim Gauck will be in Bulgaria between June 22 and 24 to meet state officials and discuss economic relations, the country's embassy to Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgaria Made no Commitments to Join Regional Naval Force in the Black Sea - Mitov

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has sought to dispel concerns that Bulgaria might join a regional naval force with Romania and Turkey meant to counter Russia in the Black Sea.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2336

Bulgaria Calls for Concerted Approach to Crises at CEI Meeting

Bulgaria believes that Europe can tackle the crises it facing only through concerted and long-term measures, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2016, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 1959

Israeli Tourists Visiting Bulgaria Increase 30% in 2015

The number of Israeli tourists visiting Bulgaria increased by 30% last year,exceeding 200,000, the Israeli Ambassador to Sofia H.E. Irit Lillian has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1867

Swiss State Secretary for Economy Discussing Investment, Trade, Dual Education on Bulgaria Visit

Expansion of economic cooperation and opening of new opportunities in the labour market were in the focus talks of Switzerland’s Secretary of State for Economic Affairs Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch with Bulgarian cabinet ministers.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1483

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Looks at Investment Opportunities on Bulgaria Visit

Bulgaria’s investment climate has strong advantages, particularly in the area of computer software development and the country can be an attractive destination for South Korean firms from the ICT sector, South Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se has sai

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgarian PM, Romanian President Discuss Gas Link, Parthership in NATO and EU

Prospects for enhancing bilateral economic and trade cooperation and Bulgaria-Romania partnership within the EU and NATO have been high on the agenda of Wednesday’s meeting of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with Romanian President Klaus Johannis.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1517

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis Begins 2-Day Visit to Bulgaria

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to receive Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis as the latter is visiting the country for the first time.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1619

Bulgarian FM Holds Farewell Meeting with Romanian Ambassador

On Monday Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov held a farewell meeting with Romanian extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Sofia, His Excellency Anton Pacuretu, whose term as ambassador is coming to an end soon.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1789

Bulgaria FM Downplays Reports of Planned UN Ambassador Recall

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has dismissed suggestions that the ministry is planning to recall Stefan Tafrov, the incumbent Ambassador of the country to the United Nations.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2016, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 2173

Bulgarian, Austrian FMs Discuss Energy Cooperation, Migration Crisis

Energy cooperation and the migration crisis were in the focus of a meeting between Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2016, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1817

Bulgaria, Slovenia Discuss Regional Cooperation, Enhanced Role for SEECP

Good neighborly relations and the development of transport and energy links between Balkan countries are key to the prosperity of the region, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said at a meeting with the President of the Slovenian Parliament Mila

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 23:08 | Viewed: 1511

Bulgaria, Slovenia Agree to Enhance Economic Cooperation

During their meeting in Sofia on Thursday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and President of the Slovenian Parliament Dr.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1768

UNESCO Head Bokova 'among Bookmakers' Favourites' for UN Top Job

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova's work at the helm of the organization is evidence she could handle a job as head of the United Nations, the Guardian's former head of International News writes.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4868