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Democracy Must Be Defended on Daily Basis, Bulgarian President Tells PACE

Democracy in Europe cannot be taken for granted and has to be defended on a daily basis, Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 21:22 | Viewed: 4250

Bulgaria's FM Calls for PACE Dialogue with Russia

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on Monday said dialogue was needed with the Russian representatives to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgaria's President to Speak to PACE on Tuesday

President Rosen Plevneliev is to deliver an address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, one of the two key organs of the CoE, on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1299

Turkey Denies Reported 'Recall' of Consul from Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Turkey has denied a Bulgarian media report suggesting that the term of appointment of its consul general Alper Aktas in Plovdiv was allegedly cut short.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2016, Sunday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1797

Libyan Court Drops Charges against Two Bulgarian Seamen

A Libyan court has withdrawn the charges of smuggling of oil products brought last year against the crew of tanker vessel Sunoil I, which included two Bulgarian nationals, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 22:01 | Viewed: 3977

Hungarian PM to Arrive on Two-Day Visit to Bulgaria Next Week – Media Reports

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban might arrive on a two-day visit to Bulgaria on January 27 and 28, Bulgarian media reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 5418

Bulgaria, Bavaria to Enhance Police Cooperation

During a meeting in Sofia on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, who is on a two-day visit to Bulgaria, vowed to enhance police cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 4306

Turkey Reportedly Recalls Consul from Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Turkey is said to have recalled its consul from Plovdiv, Bulgarian daily 24 Chasa reported on Thursday citing an “informed source”

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2016, Friday // 00:07 | Viewed: 2273

Bulgaria Backs Moldova’s EU Aspirations

Bulgaria hopes that the political forces in Moldova will act responsibly to resolve the political crisis and restore calm in the country, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday .

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgaria, Hungary Agree to Boost Economic, Trade Ties

Trade, economic and investment cooperation has been in the focus of talks between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 19:31 | Viewed: 5563

Victoria Nuland Visiting Bulgaria on Tuesday

US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland is to meet Bulgarian officials this afternoon, the Bulgarian President's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 4577

Pakistan’s Envoy-Designate Calls on Businesses to Build Closer Ties with Bulgaria

Pakistan's Ambassador-designate to Bulgaria Babar Hashmi has urged Pakistani businessto explore bilateral trade with Bulgaria, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1665

Bulgaria Urges Turkish Ambassador to Abide by Vienna Convention - FM

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister has urged Turkey's Ambassador Suleyman Gokce to abide by the Vienna Convention and to "do his best" to dispel the impression that he is trying to interfere in domestic policy.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 4624

Armenia, Bulgaria to Work Together on Major Transport Corridors

Armenia and Bulgaria are beginning a feasibility study of two transport corridor projects, the two countries' top diplomats said on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 3672

US Assistant Secretary of State Nuland to Visit Bulgaria in January

US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Bulgaria in January.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1971

Bulgaria Urges Extra Caution in Travel to Turkey after Istanbul Terror Attack

Bulgaria has advised its nationals travelling to Turkey to exercise extra caution following Tuesday’s terror attack in Istanbul that left at least 10 people dead and 15 injured.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1682

Bulgaria Condemns Terrorist Attack in Istanbul

Bulgaria strongly condemned on Tuesday the terrorist attack in Istanbul that claimed the lives of at least 10 people.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgaria’s PM Offers Condolences to Turkish PM over Istanbul Terror Attack

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has expressed condolences to his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu over Tuesday’s terrorist bombing in Istanbul.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2494

Bokova 'Is Strongest Candidate for UN Secretary General' - Diplomatic Courier

Irina Bokova, Bulgaria’s former Foreign Minister and current UNESCO Director-General, appears to be "by far the strongest candidate from Eastern Europe" to be the next UN Secretary General, a recent ranking shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 9, 2016, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 6152

Bulgaria, U.S. Boost Anti-Drug Trafficking Cooperation

The partnership between Bulgaria and the United States in countering drug trafficking activity in the Balkans received a boost on Thursday with the opening of a USD 1.9 M headquarters building of a joint task force of the respective law enforcement agenci

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgaria “Deeply Concerned” by North Korea’s Announcement of Hydrogen Bomb Test

Bulgaria said on Wednesday that it is “deeply concerned” by North Korea’s announcement of a nuclear test.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2016, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1701