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Bulgaria Proposes Kazak to Take over as Envoy to Bahrain and Oman from Olshevski

Bulgaria’s government on Wednesday proposed to the President to transfer the accreditation of the country’s diplomatic representation to Bahrain and Oman to Qatar from Kuwait.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 4708

Bulgaria Agrees to Upgrade Status of Seychelles Consulate in Sofia

Bulgaria on Wednesday gave its consent for the opening of a consulate general of the Republic of Seychelles in Sofia, upgrading the status of the current consulate.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 5480

Russia Must Allow Examination of Plane Cargoes in Bulgaria - FM

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said Bulgaria will allow Russian cargo aircraft to overfly its territory only if Moscow agrees to inspections.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2573

Russia Says It Knew of Bulgaria Ban on Syria-Bound Planes

Russia was informed over the weekend of Bulgaria's decision not to give clearance to Russian planes loaded with humanitarian aid for Syria, Moscow's Embassy in Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1751

Russian MPs Slam Bulgaria for Overfly Ban on Syria-Bound Cargo Planes

Bulgaria’s decision to close the country’s airspace to Russian military transport aircraft said to be carrying humanitarian aid to Syria has drawn a harsh response from Russian lawmakers on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 2331

Sofia Confirms Refusal to Let Syria-Bound Russian Planes Overfly Bulgaria  

Bulgaria on Tuesday confirmed it has denied a request by Moscow to allow Russian military transport planes to overfly Bulgarian territory en route to Syria in the period 1-24 September 2015.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgaria Denies Overflight Request to Russian Cargo Aircraft Bound for Syria

Bulgaria has rejected a request to allow Russian cargo aircraft said to be carrying humanitarian aid to Syria to overfly its territory, TASS reported on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2260

Bulgaria, Belgium to Deepen Trade-Economic Cooperation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and European Affairs Minister Didier Reynders noted on Tuesday the excellent state of trade-economic relations between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2159

Bulgarian PM Calls on World Leaders to Solve Refugee Crisis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov called on world leaders to sit together and come up with a solution to the refugee crisis.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2366

Bulgaria’s Tsetska Tsacheva To Participate in 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva is leaving for the US on Saturday to take part in the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1562

Troops Sent to Help Patrol Bulgaria-Macedonia Border Only Have Monitoring Functions

The group of 25 troops sent to help Border Police at the Macedonian border only has the right to monitor but not to detain, let alone shoot, according to Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1977

Bulgaria Lacks Progress in Fight against Corruption – US Interim Chargé d'Affaires

Bulgaria has registered progress in many spheres over the past 25 years, yet there are also worrying trends, including the economic development and the fight against corruption, according to Roderick W. Moore, interim Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2611

Deputy PM Kuneva to Discuss Bulgaria’s Bid to Join Schengen on Finland Visit

Bulgaria’s bid to join the EU’s Schengen borderless area and the increasing migratory pressure on Europe will be in the focus of a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva and Finland’s Foreign Minister Timo Soini, the government in Sofia said

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1999

Bulgarian FM: Relations with Russia Are Not in Such Bad Shape

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov stated on Tuesday that the country's relations with Russia are not in such a bad shape.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2221

Bulgaria’s PM to Meet with Turkmenistan’s President in Ashgabat

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will meet with Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov in Ashgabat on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1787

Bulgarian PM Borisov to Pay Two-Day Official Visit to Turkmenistan

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will be on a two-day official visit to Turkmenistan on Monday and Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2015, Monday // 08:28 | Viewed: 1692

China's Prosecutor General to Visit Sofia, Plovdiv

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov is due to meet with Chinese counterpart Cao Jianming the latter is visiting the capital Sofia and the city of Plovdiv on Friday and Saturday, officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 3103

Putin: Bulgaria's NATO Membership Does Not Mean End to Relations with Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin assured on Monday that Bulgaria's NATO membership would not mean an end to its relationship with Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2015, Monday // 18:09 | Viewed: 5098

Bulgaria Appoints Franco Castellini as Honorary Consul to Italy’s Emilia-Romagna

Bulgaria has appointed Franco Castellini as the country’s new honorary consul to Italy in charge of the Emilia-Romagna region based in Bologna.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 3156

Roderick Moore to Serve as Interim US Chargе d’Affaires in Sofia

The US Embassy in Sofia announced on Wednesady that Roderick Moore will assume duties as the interim charge d'affaires on August 5.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3220

Bulgaria's Future Ambassador to Turkey to Place Emphasis on Border Security

Former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nadezhda Neynsky has said one of her main goals as incoming Ambassador to Turkey will be to look for bilateral solutions on how to bolster control at the common borders.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2353