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Bulgaria Calls for Concerted Approach to Crises at CEI Meeting

Bulgaria believes that Europe can tackle the crises it facing only through concerted and long-term measures, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2016, Friday // 09:15 | Viewed: 3224

Israeli Tourists Visiting Bulgaria Increase 30% in 2015

The number of Israeli tourists visiting Bulgaria increased by 30% last year,exceeding 200,000, the Israeli Ambassador to Sofia H.E. Irit Lillian has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 20:54 | Viewed: 3150

Swiss State Secretary for Economy Discussing Investment, Trade, Dual Education on Bulgaria Visit

Expansion of economic cooperation and opening of new opportunities in the labour market were in the focus talks of Switzerland’s Secretary of State for Economic Affairs Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch with Bulgarian cabinet ministers.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1506

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Looks at Investment Opportunities on Bulgaria Visit

Bulgaria’s investment climate has strong advantages, particularly in the area of computer software development and the country can be an attractive destination for South Korean firms from the ICT sector, South Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se has sai

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1786

Bulgarian PM, Romanian President Discuss Gas Link, Parthership in NATO and EU

Prospects for enhancing bilateral economic and trade cooperation and Bulgaria-Romania partnership within the EU and NATO have been high on the agenda of Wednesday’s meeting of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with Romanian President Klaus Johannis.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1573

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis Begins 2-Day Visit to Bulgaria

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to receive Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis as the latter is visiting the country for the first time.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgarian FM Holds Farewell Meeting with Romanian Ambassador

On Monday Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov held a farewell meeting with Romanian extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Sofia, His Excellency Anton Pacuretu, whose term as ambassador is coming to an end soon.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3072

Bulgaria FM Downplays Reports of Planned UN Ambassador Recall

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has dismissed suggestions that the ministry is planning to recall Stefan Tafrov, the incumbent Ambassador of the country to the United Nations.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2016, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 3473

Bulgarian, Austrian FMs Discuss Energy Cooperation, Migration Crisis

Energy cooperation and the migration crisis were in the focus of a meeting between Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2016, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgaria, Slovenia Discuss Regional Cooperation, Enhanced Role for SEECP

Good neighborly relations and the development of transport and energy links between Balkan countries are key to the prosperity of the region, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said at a meeting with the President of the Slovenian Parliament Mila

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 23:08 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgaria, Slovenia Agree to Enhance Economic Cooperation

During their meeting in Sofia on Thursday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and President of the Slovenian Parliament Dr.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1873

UNESCO Head Bokova 'among Bookmakers' Favourites' for UN Top Job

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova's work at the helm of the organization is evidence she could handle a job as head of the United Nations, the Guardian's former head of International News writes.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4930

Seychelles Founding President Mancham Named Ambassador of Bulgaria’s M3 Communications

The Seychelles founding President Sir James Mancham has been pronounced  Ambassador of Bulgarian-based M3 Communications Group, Inc.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 20:02 | Viewed: 4097

Top Diplomats of EU Countries from SEE to Hold Regular Exchange of Views

The foreign ministers of four EU member states from southeastern Europe (SEE) have agreed to hold regular informal exchange of views and discussions on areas of common interest.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 4093

Maltese President Hosts Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture Celebrations

The Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavonic Alphabet, also known as the Day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, which is observed in Bulgaria on May 24, was celebrated in Malta.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 3270

Romanian PM, FM to Meet Bulgarian Counterparts in Sofia

Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos and Foreign Minister Lazar Comanescu are expected to arrive on a visit to Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1621

SEECP Countries Meet in Bulgaria to Review Challenges and Opportunites Facing Them

Regional cooperation, European integration of the Western Balkans and challenges facing Southeast Europe were high on the agenda of a meeting of the foreign ministers of the countries of the region, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2016, Tuesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 3210

Bulgaria Completes 'Successful' Chairmanship of CoE's Committee of Ministers

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, praised the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, the organisation’s decision-making body, in a speech at the 126th Session of the Committee in Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 1935

Bulgaria to Help Albania in EU Integration

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday his country was ready to assist Albania along the tough road "to reform leadin got EU membership".

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 07:13 | Viewed: 3224

Politico: Bulgaria's Georgieva 'Possible Late Entry Candidate' for UN Top Job

With a UK veto looming on all current Eastern European candidates to take over as UN Secretary General, the region might have to put forward new names, Politico says in a recent report.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2735

Bulgaria Puts Focus on Protecting Media Freedom as Chair of CoE Committee of Ministers

Protection of the media from external influence is among the priorities of the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Deputy Foreign Minister Rumen Alexandrov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 16, 2016, Monday // 22:02 | Viewed: 2761