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Russia, Ukraine Oppose Georgieva's Nomination for UN Secretary General

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2279

Russia 'Had Nothing To Do' With Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1769

UN Top Job: Bulgaria Dropped Bokova Partly 'at Urge of Berlin' - FT

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1850

Bulgaria's PM, UK DefMin Discuss Migrant Readmission Agreements

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon who was on a visit to Sofia on Wednesday, the cabinet says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1652

UN System Is Broken, Not Broke, Georgieva Tells Politico

Bulgaria's new UN chief nominee Kristalina Georgieva has said she is "relentless" and that makes her better placed than Ant?nio Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes among UN Security Council members.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria's FM Calls on Bokova to Leave UN Race

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1506

Families of Russian Deputy PM, Deputies Own Real Estate on Bulgarian Sea Coast

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

Politics » Diplomacy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgarian UN Secretary General Nominee Bokova Remains Sixth After Straw Poll

Bulgaria’s nominee for Secretary General of the UN, Irina Bokova, remained 6th after the straw poll of the Security Council on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2016, Monday // 18:25 | Viewed: 2130

UN Top Job: 'Decisive' Straw Poll to Be Held 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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2016, Monday // 06:53 | Viewed: 2039

Expert Tells DW Bulgaria's Georgieva Is 'Strong Candidate' for UN Top Job

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1842

Iran 'Plans Rail Link with Europe via Bulgaria'

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2280

Bulgaria President Calls on UN to Back Bokova for Top Job

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova is a "very strong candidate" for the office of UN chief, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 11:23 | Viewed: 5748

Terrorism Shouldn't Be Accepted as 'New Normal', Bulgarian President Tells UN

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1648

Kristalina Georgieva Hints at Entry into UN Chief Race - AFP

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has indicated she might join the race to become the next UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 22935

Bulgaria To Open Consular Mission in Taraclia, Moldova

The Republic of Bulgaria will open a consular mission in the Taraclia region of the Republic of Moldova.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2559

Bokova's UN Chief Candidacy Backed by 2/3 of Bulgarians - Poll

Nearly two-thirds of Bulgarians support the candidacy of UNESCO head Irina Bokova for UN Secretary General, a Gallup International Bulgaria poll shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1540

'From an Early Age I Wanted to Save the World,' Bokova Tells Daily Telegraph

"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

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgaria to Prepare Roadmap on Canadian Visa Liberalization

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.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 07:31 | Viewed: 5564

Bulgaria's President Backs UN Call for Implementation of Readmission Agreements

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has joined a call from the United Nations for adherence to the existing readmission agreements.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 07:03 | Viewed: 1489

Bulgarian FM Urges Russia to Distance Itself from MP's Remarks

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has lashed out at a newly-elected Russian lawmaker over comments he made as Russians were going to the polls on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 19, 2016, Monday // 22:38 | Viewed: 1872

Bulgaria President to Meet Expats in New York ahead of UNGA Statement

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is set to meet members of the expat community in New York on the first day of his visit to the United States, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 6339
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