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Plevneliev Congratulates Dilma Rousseff on Starting 2nd Term as President

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has congratulated Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff on the start of her second term in office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1080

Bulgaria 'Postpones Turkish PM Visit'

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will not be visiting Bulgaria in January as previously planned, Turkish media reports suggest.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 26, 2014, Friday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1914

Jonathan Allen to Become Director of National Security at UK Foreign Office

His Excellency Jonathan Allen, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Bulgaria, who is to leave the country in January 2015, will assume the position Director for National Security at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgarian FM Responds to Medvedev, Points to Struggling Russian Economy

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov responded on Monday to an earlier comment of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the negative consequences of Bulgaria's membership to the European Union (EU).

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2014, Monday // 20:55 | Viewed: 2185

Bulgaria's Borisov, Germany's Merkel to Discuss South Stream, EU Funds

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2014, Monday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1804

US Embassy: Corruption in Bulgaria Has Reached Crisis Level

Bruce Berton, Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Sofia, has claimed that Bulgaria is plagued by crisis-level corruption which takes its toll on all citizens.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2283

Greece 'Counting on TAP, Southern Energy Corridor'

Greece perceives both the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Sothern Energy Corridor, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos said during the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1198

John Baird: Canada Is Preparing To Lift Visas for EU Citizens

Canada is changing its legislation in order to alleviate the visa regime and abolish visas for citizens of all EU countries, according to Foreign Minister John Baird.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 19:37 | Viewed: 4456

Russian Ambassador: South Stream Was 'Gift' to Bulgaria

Russia's Ambassador to Bulgaria Yuriy Isakov has said the construction of South Stream was "a happy development" Bulgaria should have fought for.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgaria FM, US Secretary of State Meet at NATO Foreign Affairs Council

The Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov held a meeting with the State Secretary of the USA John Kerry in Brussels on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 18:22 | Viewed: 801

Bulgaria To Criminalise Participation in IS

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has set up a working group to draft legislation criminalising the participation of Bulgarian citizens in the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 18:52 | Viewed: 790

Bulgaria Denounces Russia-Abkhazia Agreement

The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that Bulgaria does not recognise the agreement that had been recently signed between the Russian Federation and the self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhazia.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 17:30 | Viewed: 996

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister, Estonian Ambassador: EU’s Security Requires Solidarity, Unity

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Toomas Kukk, Ambassador of Estonia to Bulgaria, have agreed on the importance of a unified and solidarity-based approach of the EU to issues concerning it security.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 24, 2014, Monday // 21:10 | Viewed: 1392

Joe Biden to Try Talking Turkey's Erdogan into Fighting IS

US Vice-President Joe Biden is set to meet Turkish Head of State Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the second day of his three-day visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1123

Obama Congratulates Borisov on Re-election as Bulgarian PM

In a letter addressed to Boyko Borisov, US President Barack Obama congratulated him on being re-elected for his second term as Prime Minister of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 21, 2014, Friday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1490

Irina Bokova Is Likely Nominee For UN Head – French Media

The current UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova is among the nominees for next UN Secretary-General, writes the Bulgarian daily Standart, quoting the French Le Figaro.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1587

Bulgaria Concerned over Escalating Jerusalem Tensions

Bulgaria on Wednesday said it is deeply concerned by the escalation of tensions in Jerusalem following the brutal slaying of Israeli worshippers by two Palestinian attackers.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1233

Presidents of Bulgaria, Poland Back EU Energy Union

The heads of state of Bulgaria and Poland, Rosen Plevneliev and Bronislaw Komorowski have united around the idea that an energy union could boost the EU's security of supplies, Plevneliev's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1737

Bulgaria Condemns Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

“Bulgaria strongly condemns the attack on the synagogue and the religious school in Jerusalem,” said Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry in a press statement.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1001

Turkey's Ambassador Suleyman Gokce Criticises Plans For Fence Along Border

Turkey's ambassador to Bulgaria Suleyman Gokce said that his country was against the construction of a fence along the entire border between Bulgaria and Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgaria's President Plevneliev To Visit Poland

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is on a official visit to Poland on Tuesday and Wednesday, said his press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1059