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Bulgaria Ready to Help Ukraine Build Closer Ties with EU, Borisov Tells Poroshenko

Bulgaria will support visa-free travel in the EU for Ukrainian citizens because Ukraine has met the requirements set by the European Commission, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said at a meeting with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in Sofi

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1827

Ukraine's Poroshenko to Discuss Investment, Security on Sofia Visit

Ukrainian President Petro Porosehnko is visiting Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Thursday to meet counterpart Rosen Plevneliev and discuss bilateral issues, the latter's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1780

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: 1794

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: 1758

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: 1809

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: 2914

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: 2567

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: 1460

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: 2495

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: 1625

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: 3020

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: 2649

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: 2562

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: 1490

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: 1627

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: 1551

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: 1640

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: 2479

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: 2891

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: 1836

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: 1557