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Romanian President Recalls Ambassador to Bulgaria

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has recalled the country's ambassador to Sofia Anton Pacuretu.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 4896

Bulgaria PM Calls for Bolstered Control of EU's Exernal Borders

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and visiting Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic have discussed the migrant crisis, calling for joint effort of all countries exposed to risk.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 13:33 | Viewed: 4685

Croatia's President to Pay Two-Day Visit to Bulgaria

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is is set to visit Bulgaria on Wednesday and Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 4508

Bulgaria President Named 'Person of Year' in Ukraine

Bulgaria's head of state Rosen Plevneliev received on Saturday the "Person of the Year 2015" award during his visit to Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 27, 2016, Sunday // 12:01 | Viewed: 5690

Bulgaria to Keep Standing Up for Ukraine's Integrity - President

Bulgarian supports Ukraine's path to association to the EU and rapprochement with NATO, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 27, 2016, Sunday // 11:45 | Viewed: 5646

President Gjorge Ivanov Calls on Bulgaria to Embrace Macedonia

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov called on Bulgaria to embrace its southwestern neighbour Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 25, 2016, Friday // 14:24 | Viewed: 6609

Bulgaria's Catholics Demand Pope Visit, Vatican State Secretary Says

Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin said on Monday he would tell Pope Francis about the Bulgarian Catholic community's wish that he pays a visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 4969

Bulgaria Allocates BGN 106 000 to Bokova's Campaign for UN Chief

Bulgaria has allocated a budget of BGN 106 000 to be spent on the campaign of its candidate for United Nations Secretary-General, Irina Bokova.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 21, 2016, Monday // 14:26 | Viewed: 5180

Bulgaria Strongly Condemns Istanbul Terror Attack

Bulgaria hopes that Turkish authorities will swiftly find the organizers of the Saturday attack on Istanbul's Istiklal Avenues, the Foreign Ministry of the country has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 16:58 | Viewed: 4808

Vatican Number Two to Meet Bulgaria's Patriarch in Sofia

The Vatican's Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin is to pay a three-day visit to Bulgaria starting Saturday, Radio Vaticana's Bulgarian section says.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 5625

Bulgaria Ties Visa Liberalization for Turkey to 'Set of Criteria'

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has reiterated that his country sees border security measures and the implementation of an EU-Turkey readmission agreement as a prerequisite to visa liberalization for Ankara.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 5779

Bulgaria, EU Agree on Need for Joint Action to Tackle Migration Crisis

Bulgaria and the EU agree that the bloc needs to support member states lying on its external borders, including Bulgaria, to cope with the challenges of the migration crisis and prevent the shifting of migration flows, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has sa

Politics » Diplomacy | March 14, 2016, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 5145

Bulgarian Authorities Strongly Condemn Ankara Terrorist Attack

Bulgarian authorities strongly condemned on Monday the terrorist attack which claimed the lives of at least 37 people and left 125 other injured in Ankara on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 14, 2016, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 4868

Bulgaria Should Count on EU Support for Border Protection - PM Borisov

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said the country should be able to count on support from the EU in border protecton just as any other "frontine state".

Politics » Diplomacy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 12:56 | Viewed: 5560

Russia Lashes Out at Bulgaria FM over Article

An article published by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov in a mass-circulation daily sparked outrage from Russian Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 6358

Bulgaria FM Admits Relations with Turkey Soured

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on Friday say his institution had done its best to prevent a diplomatic conflict with Turkey from spiralling.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 08:17 | Viewed: 5196

Bulgaria Seeks Right to Send Back Migrants to Turkey to Back EU’s Deal with Ankara

Bulgaria has tied its support for a final EU-Turkey agreement on curbing the migrant inflow into Europe to the opportunity to send illegal migrants back to Turkey, public TV broadcaster BNT reported on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 11, 2016, Friday // 20:47 | Viewed: 5983

Bulgaria Proposes Tihomir Stoychev to Become New Envoy to U.S.

Bulgaria’s government has proposed to appoint Tihomir Stoychev as the country’s new ambassador to the United States.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 9, 2016, Wednesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 6679

‘No Good Will Come’ of Parliament’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Russia, Turkey  - Bulgarian PM

The ad-hoc parliamentary committee set up to probe alleged interference of Russia and Turkey into Bulgaria’s domestic affairs could only worsen Sofia’s relationship with both Moscow and Ankara, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2016, Saturday // 15:00 | Viewed: 5269

Setting up Ad-hoc Committee on Russia, Turkey Was  ‘Blunder’, Bulgarian MP Says

It was a blunder to set up an ad-hoc committee in parliament to probe alleged interference of Russia and Turkey into Bulgaria’s domestic affairs, a lawmaker from the main party in the governing coalition has opined.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2016, Saturday // 13:36 | Viewed: 5675

Bulgaria Sees as ‘Inappropriate’ Russia’s Comments on Parliamentary Inquiry Committee

Moscow’s reaction to the formation of an ad-hoc committee in Bulgaria’s parliament to look into alleged interference of Russia and Turkey into Bulgaria's internal affairs is “a disregard for good manners”, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2016, Friday // 19:27 | Viewed: 5605