Politics

DEFENSE MINISTER: MACEDONIA THREATENS ALL REGION

The hypothesis about disintegration in Macedonia is not to be ruled out, Defence Minister Boyko Noev said yesterday before the governmental sitting. According to him, if the international community allows this, there would be serious threats for the whole

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

KING`S EXPERTS START COALITION NEGOTIATIONS

Tomorrow the King`s movement will start the official negotiations on the joint ruling. The first meeting will be with representatives of the UDF.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741

THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE EUROLEFT RESIGNED

21 of 18 people from the executive council of the Euroleft party resigned during the session of the National party council. The leader Alexander Tomov reconfirmed his retirement from the elections` night.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 716

TALKS ON JUSTICE/HOME AFFAIRS WITH EU BEGAN

Bulgaria started talks on the Justice/Home Affairs chapter during the extraordinary round of negotiations at the level of chief negotiators. In reality, the talks on this chapter should have started at the beginning of June but the presidency could not pr

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 751

KOSTOV: KING BLOCKS THE EXECUTIVE POWER

We don`t witness any correctness to the executive power on the part of the new rule, declared premier Ivan Kostov after the meeting with President Stoyanov yesterday. The conversation, held on the request of Kostov, touched upon the crisis in Macedonia.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 793

SOFIANSKI TURNS DOWN KING`S PROPOSAL TO BECOME PM

On Tuesday evening Sofia mayor Stephan Sofianski reportedly refused the proposal of the King to head the NMS II government, Standart daily says. The mayor, his wife Alice, Simeon II and Queen Margarita had a family dinner at the Vrana residence.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 922

BULGARIA OPENS JUSTICE AND INTERIOR CHAPTER

BULGARIA opened the justice and interior chapter at yesterday`s extraordinary round of the negotiations on EU accession at the level of chief negotiators. I am happy that this chapter was opened during Sweden`s presidency, Bulgarian chief negotiator Vladi

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

NOEV CALLS FOR CONSENSUS IN DEFENCE DECISIONS

DEFENCE matters must be discussed in calm and professional atmosphere, said defence minister Boyko Noev, referring to the statement made yesterday by Solomon Passy, the head of the foreign affairs team of the national Movement for Simeon II regarding the

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 907

SNM URGES ON A COMMON POSITION ON MACEDONIA

King`s coalition repeated its proposal to all political forces represented in the new parliament to `formulate a common, nationally responsible political position on the crisis in Macedonia`. It came up with a declaration on the situation in Macedonia sho

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

BULGARIA RANKS 47TH IN TERMS OF CORRUPTION

In terms of corruption Bulgaria ranks 47th in the world, the `Transparency International` organization announced. Its document is based on assessments of corruption made by businessmen, scientists and analysts and on the surveys of seven independent insti

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

DAILY TELEGRAPH: BELGIUM EMBASSY IN BG SOLD VISAS

Belgium`s incoming presidency of the EU is being overshadowed by systematic sale of EU entry visas to criminal gangs, says the e-edition of Daily Telegraph. The worst case stems from the testimony of a senior Belgian diplomat, Myrianne Coen, who has filed

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1449

I`NET DISCUSSION ON EU EXPANSION STARTS TOMORROW

A special Internet discussion under the motto `The expansion of the EU to the East–the chance for us` will be held tomorrow starting on-line at 3 p.m.

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 765

PRESIDENT STOYANOV WILL NOT ARRANGE COALITIONS

President Stoyanov will not take part in the coalitions` arrangement. `The eventual unifying of Simeon II Movement and UDF would be decided only by the governing bodies of the two formations`, President Stoyanov said.

Politics | June 27, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

THE KING WILL SELECT PM AND MINISTERS PERSONALLY

Simeon II will personally single out the parliamentary chief, the PM, the ministers and the candidates for district governors, Standart daily reported. This right was given to him by the statutes regulating the organization and activities of the parliamen

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

121 EX INFORMERS IN 11 YEARS GOVERNMENTS

121 persons in the governments during the past 11 years have been collaborators of the former State Security and the Military Intelligence, it transpired yesterday from the report of the Classified Files Commission. Two of the Premiers are also card-index

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 719

SOCIALIST NOMINATED DEPUTY CHAIR OF PARLIAMENT

Academician Blagovest Sendov was nominated a deputy chair of the 39th National Assembly by the Coalition for Bulgaria. The caucus will be

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1039

SIMEON II MOVEMENT CONCERNED ABOUT ARMY DEALS

In a statement King`s`s team on foreign policy and national security insists that the ministry of defense should consider well the deal on the re-equipment of two military airports under NATO standards. The hectic efforts of the defense ministry to close

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 877

KING`S EXPERTS: DO NOT SELL GSM 3 NOW

In an open letter to the government the Simeon II National Movement /SNM/ insists that the government should leave it for the future cabinet to decide on the sale of the third GSM license. The SNM fears the cabinet may approve the proposal of the State Te

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 697

KOSTOV REPLACED AS UDF CHAIRMAN BY E. MIHAILOVA

The outgoing PM Ivan Kostov resigned during the session of the National Executive Council of UDF in the National palace of Culture.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1917

BG PRESIDENT SUMMONED URGENT MEETING ON MACEDONIA

President Stoyanov summoned the top brass and the intelligence chief on an urgent meeting to analyse the latest developments in Macedonia, BTA announced. Attending were Defence Minister Noev, Chief of General Staff Gen.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

PANAYOTOV TO HEAD KING`S GROUP IN THE PARLIAMENT

Plamen Panayotov will be the chairperson of the parliamentary group of the National movement Simeon II, was announced this morning. Panayotov is a lawyer, who was teaching in Sofia University, before he was elected secretary general of the new movement es

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693
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