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THE BULGARIAN DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER AND CHIEF NEGOTIATOR WITH THE EU...

The Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister and Chief Negotiator with the European Union Meglena Kuneva left for Romania to conduct talks on the EU integration of Bulgaria and Romania.

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BG DELEGATION PARTICIPATES IN WTO CONFERENCE

A Bulgarian delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev left for Katar where the Bulgarian officials will participate in the 4th Ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization. The conference will last till Novem

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DISCLOSED REPORT THE ONLY MADE BY SECRET SERVICES

The report, made public on November 5 by Petur Stoyanov was the only report on corruption prepared by the Bulgarian Secret Security Services, according to Stoyanov. Petur Stoyanov and Georgi Purvanov participated in the final presidential debate, broadcas

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INT'N'L LAW FIRM TO BE CHOSEN FOR BALKAN AIRLINE

Bulgaria’s Privatization Agency (PA) is to choose an international law firm to represent Bulgaria on the Balkan Airlines’ case at the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris. The decision was announced by

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PARLIAMENT ADOPTED PRIVATIZATION BILL

The new bill on privatisation and post-privatization was adopted by Parliament at first reading on November 8. Proposals on amendments are to be submitted in 14 days.

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TRADERS AGAINST BAN ON BULK COFFEE SALES

Bulgarian coffee traders organized a protesting happening against the ban on bulk coffee sales and the imposing of excise labels on packed coffee on November 9. The protestors gave a declaration to the Finance Ministry.

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PM REFUSED TO COMMENT ON ELECTION CAMPAIGN ETHICS

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg refused to comment on the morality of the pre-election presidential campaign. The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg did not confirm the rumors that the Simeon II National Movement has withdrawn its support for P

Politics | November 8, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

BULGARIANS CONVICTED OF COLLABORATING BIN LADEN

Two Bulgarians were convicted of collaboration with the Afghan terrorist Osama bin Laden in drugs trafficking, the Italian newspaper Republica wrote. Grozdio Grozdev and Velizar Petkanov were arrested in Rome on November 5 with two Albanian drug dealers.

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THE BULGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SOLOMON PASSY IS EXPECTED TO VISIT GERM...

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy is expected to visit Germany on November 22. "Germany is very important to us and so is the German support for Bulgaria's membership in EU and NATO," Passy said in an interview with Radio Deutsche Welle on Nov

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FOREIGN POLICY EXPERT:NATO WILL INVITE BULGARIA

The decision of the United States for further NATO expansion and for grant of USD 10 M for the next stages for NATO accession is a clear sign that Bulgaria will receive invitation for NATO membership in the autumn of 2002, according to Stanimir Ilchev, Ch

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BULGARIA MAY PARTICIPATE IN UN HUMANITARIAN ACTION

“Discussions for Bulgarian involvement in a United Nations humanitarian action in Afghanistan after the end of the military activities and the taleban regime is overthrown are under way,” Lyubomir Ivanov, President of the Atlantic Club said in his address

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SURVEY SHOWS STOYANOV– BONEV RUN OFF VERY PROBABLE

A survey, conducted by the National Center for Research of the Public Opinion showed that it is most probable that in case there is low turnout, Stoyanov and Bonev may go to second round of voting. 1216 Bulgarians participated in the survey.

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BULGARIA CONFIRMED ANTI TERRORISM SUPPORT

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy condemned the September 11 terrorist acts in the US and expressed full support for the Council's contribution to the fight against terrorism in his address to the 109th Session of the Council of Europe's Committee

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SOCIOLOGISTS CLAIM VOTERS' STAND VERY DYNAMIC

All polling agencies are positive about the great precedence of Petur Stoyanov over the other candidates. Still, three days before the presidential elections the situation seems very complicated.

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CABINET VOTED SCHENGEN LEGISLATION NATIONAL PLAN

The Bulgarian Government approved a national plan that is to align domestic to Schengen and European Union legislation. Bulgaria will take special measures to reach the criteria of the Schengen agreement in nine areas: border control, visas, migration, po

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COMBATING CRIME INTERIOR MINISTRY'S TOP PRIORITY

The establishment of a strategy against organized crime and corruption, including a strategy to battle corruption within the Interior Ministry, was a priority task for the Ministry in the past 100 days since in power.” So far, the members of the internal

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US TO DEMAND IN DAYS MILITARY AIRCRAFT BG CORRIDOR

“In the coming days, the United States will demand from Bulgaria to grant access to its air space for military aircraft,” Nikolay Svinarov, Bulgarian Defense Minister said, quoted by Info radio. Svinarov denied information that talks on the issue are bein

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“MOTHERS” SOUGHT FOR SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES

“SOS Children’s Villages” in Bulgaria organizes interviews on November 12 and November 22 for women who want to become “mothers.” “ We look for women between 25 and 45 years old who do not have family engagement, “ Sonya Tacheva from the organization said

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BILL APPROVED FOR 6% PENSION INCREASE IN 2002

The Cabinet approved the bill on State and Public Insurance for 2002 on November 8. Pensions will be increased one more time on June 1, 2002 with a real increase of 6%.

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THE BULGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY ORGANIZES A “STRATEGIC VISIT” OF PRIME ...

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry organizes a “strategic visit” of Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg to Russia, Trud Daily wrote. The visit is either going to take place by the end of 2001 or in January, 2002.

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DNEVNIK DAILY: BONEV’S CAMPAIGN MOST EXPENSIVE

The pre-election campaign of the presidential candidate Bogomil Bonev is the most expensive, according to a research, conducted by Dnevnik Daily. The candidate presidential couple Stoyanov-Kutskova follows Bonev as far as the funding of their campaign is

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