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Seychelles Founding President James Mancham Attends Reception in Sofia

Sir James Mancham, Founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, arrived in Bulgaria to attend a reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the consular office in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2014, Friday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1810

Germany's Merkel, Russia's Putin Discuss Ukraine Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine crisis began in late 2013.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2014, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1330

Bulgaria to Be Visited by 3 US Senators This Week

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy and Republican Senators John McCain and Ron Johnson have included Bulgaria in their Eastern European trip later this week.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgaria 'Preparing Sergey Lavrov's Visit' - FM Kristian Vigenin

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin confirmed Wednesday preparations for a visit by his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov are under way.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1196

US President Obama, Ukraine's Poroshenko Meet in Poland

US President Barack Obama told Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko that Washington was "committed to standing behind the Ukrainian people" in the years to come.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 939

Austria Supports Bulgaria’s Schengen Bid

Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz assesses positively Bulgaria's progress for Schengen area accession.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2014, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1421

NATO-Russia Council to Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Russia and NATO are to hold talks over the situation in Ukraine on Monday's joint session in Brussels.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2014, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 943

Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow Issues 100,000th Visa for 2014

Bulgaria's Embassy in Moscow has issued the 100,000th visa for 2014 to a 2-year-old Russian girl, the Ministry of Economy and Energy informed, Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2014, Saturday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1472

Rosen Plevneliev Congratulated Petro Poroshenko on the Election

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev congratulated in a phone conversation  the newly-elected Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, said the President's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 778

Pope Francis Welcomes Bulgarian Prime Minister Oresharski

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was received by Pope Francis in his official residence in the Vatican on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 859

Foreign Minister Vigenin: Italy Backs Bulgaria's Schengen Bid

Italy supports Bulgaria's Schengen bid, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgarian PM Oresharski, Italy's Renzi Arrange New Meeting May 28

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski is due to meet his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi after the event scheduled for May 22 was unexpectedly postponed.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1180

Italian PM Calls Last-Minute Postponement of Meeting with Bulgarian PM

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has postponed a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart Plamen Oresharski scheduled for 11 am on May 22.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 901

US Vice President Discusses Romanian Shale Gas, Defense Budget

Shale gas and military expenditures, alongside the Ukraine crisis, were the main issues in meetings of US Vice President Joe Biden with Romanian leaders.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1245

Bulgaria, Israel to Foster Scientific Exchange

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski met with Israel's President Shimon Peres during his visit to the Middle East country.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1099

Bulgaria Supports Israeli Regional Crisis Response Group Initiative

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has met with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 731

Bulgarian PM Oresharski to Meet Counterpart Netanyahu in Israel

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski is due to meet his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday, the second day of his visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1097

Serbian Representatives 'Told Not to Vote' Against Russia

Serbian government and Parliament officials have been instructed not to back international moves against Russia, a recent report suggests.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1721

Georgia to Sign EU Association Agreement on June 27

Georgia will sign a key association agreement with the EU on June 27, according to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1394

UN Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi Resigns

Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League mediator who has for months tried to put an end to Syria's ongoing civil war, announced his resignation.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1032

Bulgaria's Patriarch Neofit To Visit Russia

Bulgaria's Patriarch Neofit will leave on a one-week official visit to Russia, said the Holy Synod of Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 873