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Nikolay Mladenov to Be Appointed UN Middle East Envoy - UN Diplomats

The United Nations Security Council has approved the appointment of Bulgarian diplomat Nikolay Mladenov as UN envoy in the Middle East.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1429

Social Media Campaign Launched in Macedonia To Name Street After Zhelyu Zhelev

A petition has been launched on social media urging Macedonian government to name a street in the capital Skopie after the recently deceased Bulgarian first democratically-elected President Zhelyu Zhelev.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2015, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1707

Bulgarian FM Mitov to Meet German Counterpart Steinmeier on Berlin Visit

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is set to depart for Germany on Thursday for a two-day visit, his ministry's press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 21:08 | Viewed: 897

Bulgaria President: It Is Better to Have Economic Crisis than Historic Shame

President Rosen Plevneliev has spoken to a multitude of heads of state and other high-profile politicians attending an international forum marking the 70th Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2080

President to Attend Holocaust Remembrance Ceremonies in Poland, Czech Republic

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to visit the Czech Republic and Poland on Monday to take part in the Holocaust remembrance ceremonies there, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2015, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1406

Two Bulgarian Nationals Arrested in Libya for Alleged Smuggling

The five-member crew of a Maltese tanker vessel, including two Bulgarian nationals, has been arrested in Libya for alleged smuggling of oil products.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2281

Bulgaria, Switzerland Shake Hands on Cooperation Agreement Worth CHF 76 M

A program worth CHF 76 M (EUR 75 M) has been agreed between Bulgaria and Switzerland, according to Tomislav Donchev, Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds and economic policy.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1516

Bulgaria Continues to Back Russia Sanctions despite Disadvantages for Exporters

Although Bulgarian exporters are seriously injured by the sanctions on Russia, the country will not back away from its current stance and will seek new markets, according to Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2015, Monday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1336

Bulgaria’s PM Reiterates Support for Macedonia’s Bid to Join NATO, EU

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reiterated Bulgaria’s support for the Euro-Atlantic integration of Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2015, Friday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1401

US to Work on Boosting Bulgaria's Energy Security - Secretary of State Kerry

The US is committed to Bulgaria's energy security and to curbing its energy dependence, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said while on a visit to Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1918

Bulgaria, US 'Ready to Bring New Dynamics' to Relations

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has just received the US Secretary of State John Kerry outside the Presidency in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1457

US Secretary of State Meeting with Bulgaria PM Borisov

US Secretary of State John Kerry is holding a meeting with Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the Council of Ministers building in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 11:37 | Viewed: 816

US's Kerry, UK's Hammond Met over Breakfast in Sofia

US Secretary of State John Kerry has got together with British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond while in Sofia, Kerry himself has tweeted.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1285

US Secretary of State John Kerry Visiting Bulgaria to Discuss Energy, Trade, Security

US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to meet with Bulgarian officials during his visit to the country on Thursday, with energy, trade and security cooperation on the agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 08:05 | Viewed: 1911

UK Foreign Secretary to Arrive in Bulgaria on 'Pre-Election' Visit

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is expected in Sofia on Wednesday to discuss both bilateral and EU issues, with security also on the agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgaria PM in EU Commission for South Stream Talks

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is due to meet EU Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on Monday, the government's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2015, Monday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1430

US Secretary of State to Visit Bulgaria to Discuss Security, Energy, Bilateral Trade

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, will visit Bulgaria on January 15, according to a media statement of Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2015, Saturday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1492

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: 1094

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: 1925

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: 1819

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: 2208