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Bulgaria FM 'Will Call on Iran' Soon - Ambassador to Tehran

Bulgarian Foreign Ministter Daniel Mitov 'will call on Iran before long", the Tehran Times quotes the country's ambassador Hristo Polendakov as saying.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2134

Bulgaria, IOM to Step up Joint Action Against People Trafficking, Smuggling

Boosting cooperation between Bulgaria and International Organization for Migration (IOM) in countering illegal migration in Europe was in the focus of a meeting between the country’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and IOM Deputy Director General Laura Thom

Politics » Diplomacy | October 19, 2015, Monday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1988

Bulgaria 'Might Become Iran-EU Transit Corridor'

Bulgaria might turn into a corridor transporting goods from Iran to the European Union, an Iranian official has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 19, 2015, Monday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2217

Russian Foreign Ministry Summons Bulgarian Ambassador to Moscow

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov confirmed on Sunday earlier media reports that the Russian foreign ministry had summoned Bulgarian ambassador to Moscow Boyko Kotsev.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 18, 2015, Sunday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2980

Bulgaria's FM Lambasts at Russia's Lavrov over Remarks

Comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are at the verge of being "ill-mannered", his Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 17, 2015, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2971

Bulgaria Denies Overflight to Syria-bound Russian Cargo Plane Citing Short Notice

Bulgaria has refused overflight rights to a Russian plane carrying humanitarian aid to Syria, saying the respective request was submitted at a very short notice.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 16, 2015, Friday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2840

Bulgaria Interested in Boosting Trade with China, PM Says

Bulgaria is interested in an increased volume of Chinese investment into the country, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who is on a visit to Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 16, 2015, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgaria PM Borisov Meeting Turkey's Davutoglu

The migrant crisis and the aftermath of a deadly bombing that killed 97 people in Turkey last week is on the agenda of the Bulgarian and Turkish PMs' meeting in Istanbul on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2015, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 3908

Bulgaria PM, Turkey President Discuss Migrant Crisis, Ankara Bombing over Phone

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said he talked to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while on a visit to Istanbul.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2015, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2398

Bulgarian PM Comment on Russian-backed Energy Projects Draws Reproach from Moscow

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov must feel ashamed before voters of his statement that Russian energy projects in his country have been stopped in favour of the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2015, Wednesday // 00:47 | Viewed: 3200

Bulgaria, Turkey PMs to Meet in Istanbul on Wednesday

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is set to meet with Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu while on a visit to Istanbul on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 13, 2015, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1964

Bulgaria Can Contribute to Europe’s Security, Borisov Tells Jagland

Bulgaria looks at the forthcoming presidency of the Council of Europe as an opportunity to contribute to security in Europe, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said at a meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland in Sofia on M

Politics » Diplomacy | October 12, 2015, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1898

EU Working Hard on Bulgaria's Accession to Schengen, Tusk Tells Borisov

The EU is “working hard” for all member states' agreement on Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen borderless area, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 9, 2015, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3724

Bulgaria President Says Support for Macedonia 'Not Unconditional'

Bulgaria's support for Macedonia's EU membership bid is not unconditional, even though Sofia is ready to be the engine of Skopje's EU integration, President Plevneliev told his counterpart Gjorge Ivanov on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 19:30 | Viewed: 3509

Norway Closing Embassy in Sofia to Tighten Up Budget

Norway is closing several diplomatic missions around the globe, its embassy in Bulgaria included, the country's government has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3284

PM Borisov: Turkey Is Saving Bulgaria, Europe from Refugee Wave

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated on Thursday that at present Turkey is saving Europe and in particular Bulgaria from the refugee wave.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2119

Donald Tusk, Boyko Borisov to Meet in Bulgaria for Talks on Refugee Crisis

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, arrives in Bulgaria Thursday evening.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 07:45 | Viewed: 2124

Albania’s President Bujar Nishani Arrives in Bulgaria on 2-Day Visit

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev and his Albanian counterpart Bujar Nishani will discuss cooperation in the spheres of trade, economy and culture, the EU integration of the countries of the Western Balkans, and migratory pressure on Europe.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2015, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgaria Confirms Readiness to Work Toward Achieving Council of Europe’s Goals  

The Bulgarian presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe starting next month has been in the focus of Monday’s meeting between the Secretary General of the Council Thorbjorn Jagland and Bulgaria’s newly appointed permanent represent

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2015, Monday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1653

Tunisia Interested in Bulgarian Teachers, Medical Staff

Bulgaria and Tunisia have the right tools to develop good cooperation, Bulgarian Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 3, 2015, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2172

Bulgaria to Focus on Connectivity, Media Freedom, Migration as SEECP Chair

Bulgaria will focus on three key areas of interaction in southeastern Europe during its current chairmanship of the regional cooperation initiative, the country’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2399