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FOREIGN MINISTER:BULGARIA’S MEMBERSHIP IN NATO TURNS INTO REALITY

Bulgaria’s membership in NATO used to be a dream, now it turns into reality, Foreign Minister Passy said in his address to the 11th annual symposium on the NATO enlargement, organized by the Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation. He adde

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

US PRESIDENT CONGRATULATED PARVANOV ON HIS ELECTION VICTORY

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles congratulated President –elect Parvanov on his election victory on behalf of the American President George Bush. Both officials met on November 30.

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EXPELLED FROM UDF LEADER WILL STAY IN THE RIGHTIST POLITICS

Evgeny Bakurdzhiev, who was expelled from the Union of Democratic Forces implied that he sees his political future with Sofia mayor Sofianski and Petur Stoyanov, incumbent Bulgarian President whose mandate expires in January. He showed journalists two cop

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BULGARIA PLANS TO EXPORT 50,000-100,000 TONS OF WHEAT TILL THE END OF ...

Bulgaria plans to export 50,000-100,000 tons of wheat till the end of the year, mainly to countries in North Africa. The recent stability in the prices on the domestic wheat market increased the interest of foreign investors.

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CULTURE MINISTER BOZHIDAR ABRASHEV WILL VISIT RUSSIA ON DECEMBER 6-8. ...

Culture Minister Bozhidar Abrashev will visit Russia on December 6-8. Abrashev will discuss with his counterpart Mikhail Shvydkoy a bilateral programme on cultural cooperation that was renewed a month ago.

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THE CABINET DECIDED THAT BULGARIA WILL JOIN THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTA...

The Cabinet decided that Bulgaria will join the Memorandum of Understanding for the Establishment of a Competitive Regional Electricity Market in South Eastern Europe, signed in June 2000 in Athens.

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CABINET PROPOSES SEVERE DRIVERS PENALTIES

Cabinet proposed legislative amendments 2001 aimed at limiting road accidents in Bulgaria. The proposals made to Parliament include more severe penalties for infringements of traffic regulations.

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BULGARIAN SOCIAL MINISTER LIDIA SHULEVA AND DUTCH AMBASSADOR TO BULGAR...

Bulgarian Social Minister Lidia Shuleva and Dutch Ambassador to Bulgaria Henriet van Linden signed a memorandum for cooperation between the social ministries of the two countries. Bulgaria and the Netherlands will cooperate in the development of the labou

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FOREIGN MINISTER TO LOBBY FOR BULGARIA IN NYC

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy will pay a working visit to the United States. During his visit to Washington, which starts on December 4, Passy will meet Secretary of State Richard Armitage, Condoleezza Rice, National Security Council Assistant to the P

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BULGARIA PREPARES FOR ITS ROLE AS NON-PERMANENT UN COUNCIL MEMBER

The Foreign Ministry is working to create a network of experts and diplomats from all political directorates of the Ministry, which will be involved in Bulgaria's activities as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. The Foreign Ministry has wo

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ANALITIK, BULGARIA’S ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT PLANT, WILL PRODUCE 100,000 ...

Analitik, Bulgaria’s electronic equipment plant, will produce 100,000 coin and note trays for European cash registers. This is provided under the contract Analitik signed with Italy’s DFG for production till the end of the year.

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A STATE BODY WILL CONTROL THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ...

A state body will control the activities of the public administration officials as of 2002, Hristo Panayotov of the State Administration Directorate with the Cabinet announced. The status of the body is still to be discussed.

Politics | November 29, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 259

FORMER MINISTER DID NOT KNOW ABOUT THREATS AGAINST ASSASSINATED EX PM

Lyubomir Nachev, former Interior Minister, had no information about threats against Andrey Lukanov. He said that on November 29 at the court’s sitting on the case of the ex PM’s murder.

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IMPRISONED IN LIBYA MEDICS LAWYER SAYS VERDICT CANNOT TO BE PREDICTED

The Libyan lawyer of the six Bulgarian medics, accused of deliberately infecting 393 Libyan children with HIV virus had a meeting with them in the Judeida prison. The Bulgarians condition is good, Bizanti told the Bulgarian Press Agency.

Politics | November 29, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 254

PM INVITED TO ATTEND MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will attend a meeting of the European Council with the prime ministers of the countries applying for membership in the European Union. The meeting will be held within the framework of the European Council's two-day

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THE BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG WILL MAKE AN OFFICIAL VISIT T...

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will make an official visit to Germany on December 13 and December 14. During the visit, Saxe-Coburg will meet Chancellor Gerhard Shroeder.

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THE RETIRED PEOPLE WILL RECEIVE BGN 20 CHRISTMAS BONUS, THE CABINET DE...

The retired people will receive BGN 20 Christmas bonus, the Cabinet decided. BGN 48 M from the budget will finance the bonuses in total.

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FOREIGN MINISTER: BULGARIA IS A COUNTRY OF SURPRISES

Greek President Konstantinos Stefanopoulos welcomed Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy at the entrance of the President’s palace in Athens. The first thing Stefanopoulos told Passy was that he was surprised by the presidential elections results.

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INTERIOR MINISTER GEORGI PETKANOV LEFT ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO ROMANIA...

Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov left on an official visit to Romania on November 29. He was invited by his Romanian counterpart Ioan Rus.

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PARLIAMENT ACCEPTED PRESIDENT ELECT'S RESIGNATION AS MP

Parliament voted unanimously to terminate the credentials of Georgi Parvanov as MP of Coalition For Bulgaria in connection with his election as President of the Republic on November 18, 2001.

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DEPUTY ECONOMY MINISTER KALOYAN NINOV WILL HEAD THE WORKING GROUP WITH...

Deputy Economy Minister Kaloyan Ninov will head the working group with the Economy Ministry in charge of Varna shipyard, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister, announced on November 29. Deputy Minister Ninov replaced Rumen Berensky,

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