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Bulgaria to Keep Standing Up for Ukraine's Integrity - President

Bulgarian supports Ukraine's path to association to the EU and rapprochement with NATO, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 27, 2016, Sunday // 11:45 | Viewed: 5831

President Gjorge Ivanov Calls on Bulgaria to Embrace Macedonia

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov called on Bulgaria to embrace its southwestern neighbour Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 25, 2016, Friday // 14:24 | Viewed: 6715

Bulgaria's Catholics Demand Pope Visit, Vatican State Secretary Says

Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin said on Monday he would tell Pope Francis about the Bulgarian Catholic community's wish that he pays a visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 5000

Bulgaria Allocates BGN 106 000 to Bokova's Campaign for UN Chief

Bulgaria has allocated a budget of BGN 106 000 to be spent on the campaign of its candidate for United Nations Secretary-General, Irina Bokova.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 21, 2016, Monday // 14:26 | Viewed: 5284

Bulgaria Strongly Condemns Istanbul Terror Attack

Bulgaria hopes that Turkish authorities will swiftly find the organizers of the Saturday attack on Istanbul's Istiklal Avenues, the Foreign Ministry of the country has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 16:58 | Viewed: 4881

Vatican Number Two to Meet Bulgaria's Patriarch in Sofia

The Vatican's Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin is to pay a three-day visit to Bulgaria starting Saturday, Radio Vaticana's Bulgarian section says.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 5657

Bulgaria Ties Visa Liberalization for Turkey to 'Set of Criteria'

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has reiterated that his country sees border security measures and the implementation of an EU-Turkey readmission agreement as a prerequisite to visa liberalization for Ankara.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 5795

Bulgaria, EU Agree on Need for Joint Action to Tackle Migration Crisis

Bulgaria and the EU agree that the bloc needs to support member states lying on its external borders, including Bulgaria, to cope with the challenges of the migration crisis and prevent the shifting of migration flows, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has sa

Politics » Diplomacy | March 14, 2016, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 5194

Bulgarian Authorities Strongly Condemn Ankara Terrorist Attack

Bulgarian authorities strongly condemned on Monday the terrorist attack which claimed the lives of at least 37 people and left 125 other injured in Ankara on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 14, 2016, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 4945

Bulgaria Should Count on EU Support for Border Protection - PM Borisov

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said the country should be able to count on support from the EU in border protecton just as any other "frontine state".

Politics » Diplomacy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 12:56 | Viewed: 5648

Russia Lashes Out at Bulgaria FM over Article

An article published by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov in a mass-circulation daily sparked outrage from Russian Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 6463

Bulgaria FM Admits Relations with Turkey Soured

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on Friday say his institution had done its best to prevent a diplomatic conflict with Turkey from spiralling.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 08:17 | Viewed: 5293

Bulgaria Seeks Right to Send Back Migrants to Turkey to Back EU’s Deal with Ankara

Bulgaria has tied its support for a final EU-Turkey agreement on curbing the migrant inflow into Europe to the opportunity to send illegal migrants back to Turkey, public TV broadcaster BNT reported on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 11, 2016, Friday // 20:47 | Viewed: 6026

Bulgaria Proposes Tihomir Stoychev to Become New Envoy to U.S.

Bulgaria’s government has proposed to appoint Tihomir Stoychev as the country’s new ambassador to the United States.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 9, 2016, Wednesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 6845

‘No Good Will Come’ of Parliament’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Russia, Turkey  - Bulgarian PM

The ad-hoc parliamentary committee set up to probe alleged interference of Russia and Turkey into Bulgaria’s domestic affairs could only worsen Sofia’s relationship with both Moscow and Ankara, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2016, Saturday // 15:00 | Viewed: 5288

Setting up Ad-hoc Committee on Russia, Turkey Was  ‘Blunder’, Bulgarian MP Says

It was a blunder to set up an ad-hoc committee in parliament to probe alleged interference of Russia and Turkey into Bulgaria’s domestic affairs, a lawmaker from the main party in the governing coalition has opined.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2016, Saturday // 13:36 | Viewed: 5705

Bulgaria Sees as ‘Inappropriate’ Russia’s Comments on Parliamentary Inquiry Committee

Moscow’s reaction to the formation of an ad-hoc committee in Bulgaria’s parliament to look into alleged interference of Russia and Turkey into Bulgaria's internal affairs is “a disregard for good manners”, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2016, Friday // 19:27 | Viewed: 5650

Russia Criticises Bulgarian MPs over Ad Hoc Inquiry Committee

Russian foreign ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, harshly criticized Bulgarian MPs for the recently established ad-hoc inquiry parliamentary committee that is to investigate alleged Russian and Turkish interference in Bulgaria’s internal affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2016, Friday // 14:04 | Viewed: 5587

Bulgaria, Palestine Pave Way for Deeper Ties during PM Visit to Ramallah

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has welcomed the signing of a memorandum between Bulgaria and Palestinian authority which creates a joint ministerial committee.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 24, 2016, Wednesday // 22:04 | Viewed: 5499

Bulgaria Is Not Ready for Schengen - Dutch Ambassador to Sofia

The Dutch ambassador to Sofia, Tom van Oorschot, reiterated the stance of his country that Bulgaria is not ready for accession to the Schengen Area.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 24, 2016, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 9086

Bulgarian PM Borisov to Visit Israel to Discuss Trade, Economy, Energy

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will discuss trade, energy and economic matters with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu during a working visit to Israel starting on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 23, 2016, Tuesday // 20:39 | Viewed: 4697