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Georgieva 'Would Make Strong UN Chief' - Juncker's Head of Cabinet

The head of the EU Commission President's cabinet has issued an ambiguous statement assessting a possible candidacy of the commission Vice President Georgieva for the UN top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2504

Russia Denies Applying Pressure on Bulgaria to Change UN Head Candidate

Russia's Foreign Ministry has called "unacceptable" Bulgarian media reports of behind-the-scenes efforts to pressure Sofia into changing its UN Secretary General candidate.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 12:56 | Viewed: 82101

Poland's ex-President Warns Bulgaria against Changing UN Top Job Candidate

Bulgaria stands no chance in the UN Secretary General race if it changes its candidate to take up the office, former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 11:20 | Viewed: 3691

Bulgaria FM to Attend Euro-Arab Meeting on Mediterranean Security

Security and stability in the Mediterranean region will be the focus of a meeting on Thursday bringing together European and Arab leaders to which Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has been invited, his institution says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 6021

Bulgaria Wouldn't Back Waiver of EU Sanctions on Russia

Russia disregarded international law and Bulgaria will not support an end to sanctions imposed by the EU, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2094

Bulgaria 'Counts on Czech Support' for Schengen Entry

The Czech Republic has thrown its support behind Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen area, its Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has said, according to the press office of his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2284

EU Has to Be 'Fair on Migrants,' Bulgaria President Says

Bulgaria and other EU countries have to admit they cannot guarantee work and pay desired by each one of the migrants arriving, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 5, 2016, Monday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2149

Russia To Take Decisive Steps Towards Solving Territorial Dispute with Japan

Russia is prepared to take decisive steps towards solving its 70-year territorial dispute with Japan over a few islands in the Pacific, announced Vladimir Putin at a business forum in Vladivostok.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 7365

UN Top Job: 4th Straw Poll Due Next Week

A new informal vote on candidates to take over as the next United Nations Secretary General is to be held on September 09, a UN diplomat has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 2, 2016, Friday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2141

Bulgaria's Bokova, Serbia's Jeremi? Tied in 3rd UN Straw Poll

UNESCO head Irina Bokova and former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremi? have both gained the third-best result in a straw poll held by the UN Security Council on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 2983

Third Straw Poll for UN Top Jop Due on Monday

Another straw poll scheduled as part of the race for the United Nations chief's office is to take place on August 29, Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 29, 2016, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 8233

Bulgaria Calls for Enhanced Cooperation to Boost CEE Economies Linking Three Seas

Bulgaria supports efforts aimed at developing and connecting the economies and infrastructure of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe along the North-South axis, President Rosen Plevneliev has said at the international conference "Adriatic, Baltic

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2016, Friday // 12:24 | Viewed: 143462

Bulgarian Intellectuals Urge Support for Irina Bokova’s Nomination for Top UN Job

A group of prominent Bulgarian intellectuals have sent an open letter to the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council in support of the country’s nomination of Irina Bokova for the position of Secretary-General of the world organisation.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2518

“We Need More UN’’, Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Tells RFI

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, Bulgaria's candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, has said that “more UN , more negotiations, more diplomacy” are needed to tackle the multitude of crises in today’s world.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2016, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 3095

Anatoly Makarov Appointed as Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Anatoly Makarov as the country’s new ambassador to Bulgaria, TASS reported on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 312392

UN to Hold Next Straw Poll for Top Job on August 29

A third straw poll in the selection of a United Nations Secretary General is to be held at the world body's Security Council on August 29, officials have said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 14:42 | Viewed: 11283

Turkey Offers Bulgaria Bilateral Mechanism on Migration

Turkey and Bulgaria have agreed to set up a bilateral mechanism to address the issue of migrants, the Bulgarian National Radio says.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 12395

Bulgaria Hands Over Alleged Gulen Supporter to Turkey

Bulgaria has handed over to Turkey Abdullah Buyuk, a Turkish businessman whose extradition Ankara sought in connection with his alleged close links with U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed as the mastermind of the failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 12236

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Drops to 5th Spot in Second Vote for UN Chief

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova has taken the fifth place in the second round of informal polls held at the UN Security Council in to elect the next Secretary-General of the world organization, newswires have reported citing diplomats.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 09:44 | Viewed: 3530

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Meets New UNHCR Envoy to Discuss Migration

The current situation in the Balkans and Bulgaria linked to the refugee crisis, and progress in the implementation of EU-Turkey deal on migration were on the agenda of a meeting of Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with the newly appointed UNHCR representativ

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2452

Russia Presses Hard for 'Eastern European' UN Chief

Russia's envoy to the United Nations has said his country sees as a "priority" the appointment of a Eastern European to the top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2489
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