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New US Ambassador to Bulgaria Arrives in Sofia

The new US ambassador to Bulgaria, Eric Rubin, arrived in Sofia on Wednesday with his wife Nicole Simmons.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 17, 2016, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 4954

Bulgaria FM Calls for NATO Operation along Border with Turkey

NATO should "have a land operation" along the Bulgaria-Turkey and the Greece-Turkey borders if its recently launched mission in the Aegean proves successful, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 16, 2016, Tuesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 3068

US, UK 'Could Possibly' Nominate Bulgaria's Georgieva to UN Top Job - Sunday Times

Seeking to counter Irina Bokova, the Bulgarian government's official candidacy for UN chief, Washington and Berlin might nominate "possibly even another Bulgarian", the Sunday Times has opined.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 16, 2016, Tuesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 7037

Bulgaria's PM Borisov Discusses Border Protection with Merkel

Calls coming from Central Europe for a "reserve border system" at Bulgaria and Macedonia's borders with Greece has been the main issue in a phone conversation of Bulgaria's Prime Minister with his German counterpart Angela Merkel.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 23:31 | Viewed: 5827

Bulgarian FM Has No Information on Turkey Banning Entry of DPS Founder, MP

The Bulgarian foreign ministry has no information on Turkey having imposed bans on two key figures of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) from entering the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 12, 2016, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 4777

DPS's Dogan, Peevski 'Barred from Entering Turkey'

Ahmed Dogan, the honorary chairman of Bulgaria's Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party and lawmaker Delyan Peevski have been barred from entering Turkey, several media outlets have reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 15:55 | Viewed: 6296

Bulgaria to Use 'All Its Resources' to Support Bokova's UN Candidacy

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday his institution would put forth all its effort into the campaign of Irina Bokova, the UNESCO Director General, to become the next UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4557

Bulgaria Nominates UNESCO's Bokova as UN Top Job Candidate

UNESCO Director General is now officially Bulgaria's nominee for the office of UN Secretary General, a statement by the Foreign Ministry shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 22:26 | Viewed: 5724

Bulgaria to Give EUR 0.4 M in Support of Syria in 2016

Bulgaria will channel EUR 0.4 M through various "programs and instruments" to contribute to the support for Syria, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 4074

Sofia to Host Council of Europe Event on Tuesday

A meeting of heads of parliamentary foreign affairs committees from Council of Europe member states is due in Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 04.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 4516

Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey 'to Increase Cooperation on Migrant Crisis'

A trilateral summit will be held in March bringing together Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey to establish a "tripartite mechanism" to cooperate on the migrant crisis, Daily Sabah reports, citing diplomatic sources.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 4671

Potential Bulgarian Nominee for UN Chief States Intention to Carry on as EC Vice-President

Bulgaria appears to have decided on its nomination for the next United Nations Secretary General, capital.bg speculated on Monday after the government released a statement that Kristalina Georgieva has signaled her intention to carry on in her present pos

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2016, Monday // 19:11 | Viewed: 5919

David Clark: Bulgaria in Danger of Blowing Its Big Moment

Bulgaria is one of the few Eastern European countries capable of proposing a UN Secretary General candidate trusted by all Security Council permanent members, an opinion piece on the FT's beyondbrics blog reads.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 16:51 | Viewed: 5595

President: Signing of EU-Mercosur Agreement to Have Great Benefits for Bulgaria

During the week, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev was on a five-day official visit to Latin America, meeting both his Brazilian and Argentinian counterparts, namely Dilma Rousseff and Mauricio Macri.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2016, Friday // 10:12 | Viewed: 5152

Bulgarian Nomination for UN Secretary-General to be Announced by End of March

The Bulgarian nomination for UN Secretary-General will be unveiled by the end of March.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 4980

Bulgarian PM Meets UN Secretary-General, US State Secretary in London

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US State Secretary John Kerry in London on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 4976

President Plevneliev Meets Bulgarian Community on Argentina Visit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has met with representatives of the Bulgarian community during a visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina, his press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 4130

Bulgaria to Provide EUR 150 000 in Refugee Aid

Bulgaria will made voluntary contributions to the World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF amounting to a total of EUR 150 000.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 4553

Bulgarian PM to Take Part in Int'l Conference on Syria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to take part in the Supporting Syria and the Region conference in London on Thursday, his press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 4318

President: Bulgaria Seeks to Attract More Brazilian Investments

At a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia on Monday, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev noted that Sofia will seek to attract more Brazilian investments to the Bulgarian economy.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 5604

Bulgaria, Montenegro Sign Social Security Agreement

A bilateral security agreement between Bulgaria and Montenegro signed on Monday will pave Montenegro's way to EU accession talks, Bulgarian Deputy PM and Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2016, Monday // 14:13 | Viewed: 4985