Politics

SECURITY AGENTS TO FLY BY BALKAN AND HEMUS

Security agents will travel along definite destinations of the Bulgarian airlines companies `Balkan` and `Hemus air`, `Balkan` receiver Ralitsa Topchieva and `Hemus air` Manager Dimitar Pavlov said. For security considerations they declined to elaborate o

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

FOREIGN MINISTER DISCUSSES EU ACCESSION IN HUNGARY

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy met Gyorgy Balonky, Hungarian ambassador in Washington between 1994 and 1998, and Gyorgy von Habsburg, Advisor to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on September 22 in Budapest. Hungary`s expertise in the proces

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

YUGO AMBASSADOR: ALBANIAN TERRORISTS WITH LADEN

`The Albanian terrorists maintain contacts with Osama Bin-Laden`s terrorists,` Cedomir Radojkovic, FR Yugoslavia`s Ambassador to Bulgaria said on September 21 in Vidin a town in Northwestern Bulgaria. He specified that Yugoslavia has proof of the existenc

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

PARLIAMENT SPEAKER VISITS JAPAN IN NOVEMBER

A Bulgaria parliamentary delegation, led by the National Assembly Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov will make an official visit to Japan in November. `I look forward to the visit of the delegation led by Professor Gerdzhikov,` Tamisuke Watanuki, President of the

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

COOPERATIVE KEY 2001 ENDED

Cooperative Key 2001, the biggest NATO air force exercise in Europe this year, ended with an official ceremony on September 21. Cooperative Key 2001 started on September 11.

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

PRESIDENT HONORS 93 YRS INDEPENDENT BULGARIA

`The mission of today`s politicians is to turn Bulgaria into a strong country similar to its European sister-states, and to inspire pride among its residents. This mission was given to us by our ancestors who fought for the idea of Bulgaria`s independence

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

BG AND CHINESE PARLIAMENT DELEGATIONS MET

Parliament Members from the Chinese Parliament visited the Bulgarian Parliament on September 21. National Assembly Deputy Speaker Kameliya Kasabova and Stanimir Ilchev, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Policy, Security and Defence, expressed hope that

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

PRIME MINISTER ATTENDED AUBG 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg visited Blagoevgrad to attend the 10th anniversary celebration of the American University in Bulgaria. The ceremony started with one minute silence in memory of the innocent victims in the United States.

Politics | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

SIMEON`S MP RESIGNED FROM THE PARLIAMENT

Tanya Stoyanova, Member of Parliament from National Movement Simeon II resigned late Friday from the parliament. It is a personal decision and has nothing to do with my colleagues, she explained.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS AT THE LIBYA TRIAL

Diplomats from Canada and the European Embassies in Tripoli will attend the September 22 hearing of the case of the Bulgarian medics, charged in intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV, Info Radio reported. The verdict is expected to be announced

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

TWO MILLION BRIBE ASKED FROM MINISTRY OFFICIAL

`A potential foreign investor told me on the telephone that the bribe from the Economy Ministry representative amounted to BGN 2 M instead the BGN 200,000 sum that I announced,` Economy Minister Vassilev said at a press conference, commenting on the deal

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

EDUCATION MINISTER TO ATTEND A SYDNEY CONFERENCE

The Bulgarian Education Minister Vladimir Atanassov will participate in an International Educational Conference in Sydney, the press center of the Ministry announced, quoted by Info Radio. The conference will take place from September 26 to September 28.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

BULGARIANS MAY BE INJURED IN TOULOUSE EXPLOSION

A petrochemical plant exploded in Toulouse. Many Bulgarians work in the plant according to Info Radio.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

NEW ANTI TERRORISM DECLARATION ADOPTED

The Bulgarian National Assembly adopted with 158 votes in favor and 1 abstained a new declaration against terrorism, Info radio reported. The declaration was necessitated because of the new developments in the international situation.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

PM: NO PROOFS FOR CABINET MEMBER WITH A DOSSIER

The Commission that checks the involvement with the former State Security does not have unarguable proofs that a member of the government has a dossier as a `collaborator,` Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said in the Parliament. The statement was in response t

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

HUNGARY SUPPORTS BULGARIA`S NATO BID

During a meeting with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy Hungary`s Defense Minister Janos Szabo and Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi supported the decisions of the Bulgarian government and the declaration of the Bulgarian Parliament in connection wit

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

EX MINISTER: MAFIA IN THE PARLIAMENT AND CABINET

The former Finance Minister Muravey Radev accused the current government in connections with the mafia in an interview for Info Radio. According to him insurance groups like SIC, VIS and the Varna TIM, have financed the recent election mafia campaign.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

NO ADDITIONAL SECURITY IN THE ARAB EMBASSIES

The Embassies of the Arab countries in Sofia did not take additional security measures after the terrorist attacks in the US. `I am not aware of any emergency security measures at the embassy.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

BGN 36M SOCIAL AID SHORTAGE

`The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy negotiates with the ministry of finance to cover the shortage of resources for social aids,` Deputy Labour Minister Valeri Apostolov announced, quoted by Pari Daily. According to Apostolov, the new government is no

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

POLITICS IN BRIEF

The government approved two chapters of the accession negotiations with the EU on Energy Production, Regional Policy and Structural Instruments and Finance & Budget.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

100 BULGARIANS WRITE LETTERS TO THE US

Over 100 messages commenting the US attack were written by people traveling in the Sofia underground. The letters were provoked by five displays of Metromedia, a company that advertises in the Sofia underground, the PR agency Lestra announced.

Politics | September 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 409
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