Politics

What happened at the Meeting between the Leaders of Bulgaria and North Macedonia

Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia have agreed to use the country's short name - North Macedonia. This became possible after Skopje sent a note to the UN stating that the name refers to political unification, but not to the geographical region,

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2022, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1338

Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov has arrived in Skopje

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov has arrived in Skopje. At the airport, the Bulgarian Prime Minister was welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia, Bujar Osmani. The official welcoming ceremony of the Bulgarian Prime Minist

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2022, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1288

Osmani: We are no longer in the Yugoslav Union, we are entering into an Alliance with Bulgaria

“We are no longer in the Yugoslav Union, we are entering into an alliance with the Republic of Bulgaria. We have already joined NATO, we are allies in NATO, and we want to join the EU. And we want to build our relationship in that direction. So all the is

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2022, Tuesday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1900

Nova: The Biden administration is not considering sanctions against Bulgaria

The administration of US President Joe Biden is not considering sanctions against the Bulgarian government. This is what people familiar with the situation in Washington told the Bulgarian media - Nova.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2022, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgarian PM: The time of the untouchables is over

“Everyone understands that there used to be people with untouchability status. It's over.” This was stated by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov in an interview with bTV.

Politics | January 17, 2022, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2978

US Congresswoman does not rule out sanctions against Bulgaria over North Macedonia

“Imposing sanctions on Bulgaria over its veto on starting negotiations for North Macedonia's accession to the European Union is a possible option, especially if Sofia does not change its position,” the Republican congresswoman Claudia Tenney said in an in

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 19:24 | Viewed: 3496

Bulgarian PM on his future visit to North Macedonia: I come with readiness for a new beginning

“I do not come with any annex to the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighborliness, and Cooperation, but with a constructive tone and readiness for a new beginning, which will be more dynamic, more practical, free from previous declarative aspirations and foc

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 18:58 | Viewed: 2240

30 years ago Bulgaria was first in the world to recognize the independence of North Macedonia

On January 15, 1992, Bulgaria was the first in the world to recognize the independence of today’s Republic of North Macedonia. Back then, the First Deputy Foreign Minister was Stefan Tafrov. In an interview with BTA, he explained how the state institution

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2334

Bulgarian PM: There will be no shock increase in electricity bills after the moratorium falls

There will be no shock increase in electricity bills after the moratorium falls. This was said by Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov in an interview broadcast on bTV.

Politics | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2287

American expert: It depends on Bulgaria whether it wants to return to Russian control

The West must be ready for new provocations from Russia. Daniel Fried, former US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs from 2005 to 2009 and an honorary member of the Atlantic Council in Washington warned about this in an intervie

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2022, Saturday // 10:51 | Viewed: 4940

Bulgaria: New Chairwoman of the Supreme Court of Cassation has been Elected

The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) unanimously elected Galina Zakharova chairwoman of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) by 20 votes to none. She was the only candidate for the post and was nominated by the judges. Zaharova became the first woman presid

Politics | January 14, 2022, Friday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1947

The Bulgarian Prime Minister met with "Vazrazhdane"

The Prime Minister Kiril Petkov is talking to representatives of the Vazrazhdane party, BNR reported. Among them are the deputy chairmen of the party - Tsoncho Ganev and lawyer Petar Petrov, as well as Assoc. Prof. Atanas Mangarov, in his capacity of heal

Politics | January 14, 2022, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1996

Bulgarian PM: Head of Anti-Corruption Commission No Longer has Access to Classified Information

The access to classified information of the chairman of Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegally Acquired Property(CCCCIAP) Sotir Tsatsarov was taken away. This was confirmed to BNT by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov.

Politics | January 14, 2022, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2021

Bulgarian Political Scientist: The Vazrazhdane Protest is a Revolt against the Elites

"The protest of Vazrazhdane in its deep motivation is a revolt against the elites and what they make us do" - said on BNR political scientist Strahil Deliiski.

Politics | January 14, 2022, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2208

US Embassy in Sofia: We have Not Raised the Question of the "Macedonian Minority"

The United States supports the efforts of the governments of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia to work together with the EU to resolve bilateral issues. This was stated for BNT in a written response from the US Embassy in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 14, 2022, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2250

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General on the Call for his Resignation: I will not Discuss Crisis PR

I am not familiar with this call for my resignation. Today is not the day to discuss crisis PR. Today, the election of the chairman of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) is important.

Politics | January 14, 2022, Friday // 12:45 | Viewed: 2103

Bulgaria’s Ruling Coalition Asked for Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev’s Resignation

We call on the ProsecutorGeneral Ivan Geshev to resign, thus taking responsibility for his actions and enabling the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgaria to fully perform its constitutional functions.

Politics | January 14, 2022, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 2103

Vazrazhdane Leader: Next time we will Storm not only Parliament but the Council of Ministers

"Vazrazhdane" will give the government 10-14 days to come up with a decision on the green certificate. We will insist for its abolishment, and if anyone thinks that we will give up our struggle, then they don’t know me or my party. If the government refus

Politics | January 13, 2022, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2696

The Man that Fired a Gas Pistol during yesterday’s Protest was Charged

The Sofia District Prosecutor's Office has prosecuted a 32-year-old man who “committed hooliganism.”

Politics | January 13, 2022, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1927

MP from We Continue the Change on Vazrazhdane: “A Handful of Wretched Fascists”

"I have a simple question - if I decide tomorrow to call 500 or 1000 of the people who voted for me and tell them:" Come and storm the parliament illegally, come and push the police, I will pay for your buses, I can give you 40 leva. Isn't it right for th

Politics | January 13, 2022, Thursday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2047

Bulgaria: Vast Majority of People against the Green Certificate didn’t go to Yesterday's Protest

"People are not convinced of the measures that are being taken. Political decisions are, in fact, unpopular, soft ones," said Petya Altimirska, an activist and chairman of the KAZHI association, on the Bulgarian National Radio

Politics | January 13, 2022, Thursday // 12:24 | Viewed: 2576
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