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Bulgarian Foreign Minister Starts U.S. Visit with Meetings on Energy, Trade

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has welcomed the US' consistent support for key projects for the diversification of sources and routes for the supply of energy resources in Bulgaria and the region.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 09:52 | Viewed: 10154

No Bulgarian Citizens Hurt in Munich Shooting, Consul General Tells PM

No Bulgarian citizens were killed or wounded in Friday’s shooting near a shopping mall in Munich according to information available so far, the country’s consul general in the German city, Antoaneta Baycheva, has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 22:59 | Viewed: 2136

Bulgaria Meets Canada’s Conditions for Visa Waiver – PM Borisov

Bulgaria’s government expects Canada to draw a schedule for lifting visa requirements for Bulgarian citizens as quickly as possible, Prime Minister Boyko Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2642

Bulgaria, U.S. Discuss Exchange of Information on Organised Crime, Terrorism

The implementation of agreements on the exchange of information relating to security and law enforcement has been in the focus of a meeting between Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova and Alan Bersin, assistant secretary for international affa

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1841

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Ranks 3rd in First Vote for Next UN Chief

Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General, came in third in the first-round secret vote at the UN Security Council to select the next UN Secretary-General, newswires reported on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 08:25 | Viewed: 2974

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister to Discuss Defense, Security, Energy on U.S. Visit

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov embarks on a nine-day working visit to the United States on Thursday that will focus on cooperation in the areas of defence, security and energy.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2234

Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for Turkey

Bulgarian citizens are advised against traveling to Turkey for the moment, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 60367

Bulgaria Opens New Honorary Consulates in Poland, Spain

The Bulgarian government has adopted a decision to set up more honorary consular offices in Poland and Spain.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 8064

Bulgaria Warns against Travel to Kazakhstan over Terrorism Alert

Bulgaria has advised its citizens to refrain from travelling to Kazakhstan until the authorities in the central Asian country withdraw the ‘red alert’ introduced over terrorism threat, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 18, 2016, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 6362

President: Stability, Peace in Turkey Are of Primary Importance for Bulgaria

In a press statement released in connection with the unsuccessful attempt for coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight, President Rosen Plevneliev said that Turkey is a good neighbour and strategic partner of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2255

Bulgarian President Strongly Condemns Nice Attack

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev strongly condemned Thursday's attack in Nice which claimed the lives of at least 84 people and left around fifty other injured.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 15, 2016, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 5675

Bulgarian PM, Iranian Parliament Speaker Vow to Restart Economic Relations

After the historical agreement on Iran's nuclear programme and the ensuing enhanced dialogue between the EU and Tehran, a favourable climate for restarting Bulgarian-Iranian economic relations has been created.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 12, 2016, Tuesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1766

Bulgaria, Iran Sign Three Bilateral Cooperation Agreements

During its official visit to Iran, the Bulgarian delegation headed by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov signed three bilateral cooperation agreements.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 11, 2016, Monday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1961

Iran Invites Bulgaria to Join New Transport Corridor

Tehran has invited Sofia to take part in a new transport corridor linking the Islamic Republic with Armenia and Georgia and crossing the Black Sea, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 11, 2016, Monday // 12:25 | Viewed: 5263

Bulgaria PM's Visit to Iran 'Seal of Approval to Best Status in Ties'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran highlights the "excellent" relations between the two countries, Tehran's Ambassador to Sofia has opined.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 11, 2016, Monday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria's PM Begins 2-Day Iran Visit Hoping to Sell Reactor

A Bulgarian delegation led by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is visiting Iran, hoping to find a buyer for a nuclear reactor and equipment produced for an abandoned plant project.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 11, 2016, Monday // 08:10 | Viewed: 2097

Bulgarian Delegation to Discuss Energy, Transport, Agriculture on Iran Visit

A Bulgarian delegation headed by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will be on an official visit to Iran starting from Sunday until Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 10, 2016, Sunday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2176

Bulgarian, Turkish PMs Hold First Telephone Conversation

In a telephone conversation held on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Tuskish counterpart Binali Yildirim discussed the latest developments in both countries, the migrant crisis in Europe and the implementation of the agreement betwee

Politics » Diplomacy | July 9, 2016, Saturday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1981

Bulgarian PM, Israeli President Discuss Energy, Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

During a meeting with President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, who was on a visit to Bulgaria on Thursday, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov noted the importance of attracting Israeli investments to the Bulgarian economy.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1924

Israel's President on Official Visit to Bulgaria

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is in Bulgaria on Thursday to discuss trade, energy and security, officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 07:44 | Viewed: 2313

Bulgaria's Ex-FM Under Fire over Clinton Email on Belene Nuclear Plant

Former Bulgarian Minister Nickolay Mladenov has downplayed suggestions of irregularities in its communication with the US at the time Bulgaria ended a nuclear project with Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2626