Politics

ELECTORAL COMMISSION VOTED FOR NOV 11 ELECTIONS

The Bulgarian Parliament elected a Central Electoral Commission. Maria Pavlova, professor at the Sofia `St Kliment Ohridski` University, will be the commission`s chairman.

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CHECKS ON THE FORMER CABINET TO TAKE PLACE

`The Cabinet of Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg will review the actions of the previous government,` Georgi Petkanov, Bulgarian Interior Minister, announced, quoted by Info Radio. The checks will be made on all levels of the former ruling power.

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NEW ANTI TERRORISM DECLARATION TO BE ADOPTED

The Bulgarian National Assembly discusses the adoption of a new declaration against terrorism, Info radio reported. The declaration was necessitated because of the new developments in the international situation.

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EIGHT HUNDRED TEACHERS ON STRIKE IN RUSSE

The number of the striking teachers in Russe increased to 800. The German Language School in the town also joined the protesting schools.

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FRENCH PARLIAMENT FAVORS BULGARIA`S EU CANDIDACY

`France considers that Bulgaria`s candidacy to become a member of the EU is equal to the bids of all other applicants,` Francois Loncle, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French National Assembly. Loncle said that after a meeting with the B

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DEFENSE COOPERATION WITH HOLLAND DISCUSSED

Bulgarian Deputy Defense minister Radi Naidenov had a meeting with his Dutch counterpart Dirk Bart on September 19. Bart is on a three-day official visit to Bulgaria.

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EURO ATLANTIC REPS ARRIVED AT THE NATO EXERCISE

Representatives of the Political and Military Steering Committee of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council arrived on September 19 at the Graf Ignatievo air base near Plovdiv. The purpose of the group is to observe the organization of the ongoing multinati

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FOREIGN MINISTER TO ATTEND OSCE MEETING

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy will attend the meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe member states. The meeting will take place in Romania on October 3 and October 4 this year.

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MUTUAL TRADE WITH MACEDONIA INITIATED

The Macedonian Agriculture Minister Marian Gyorchev and the Bulgarian Deputy Agriculture Minister Boyko Boev decided to form an expert group for bigger bilateral cooperation in the sector. The experts will work on the improvement of the quality control of

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60 BULGARIANS MISSING IN USA

More than 60 Bulgarian nationals from New York and Washington are being looked for by the Bulgarian General Consulate, Elena Poptodorova, spokeswoman of Foreign Ministry, said. Till now, contacts have been established with only ten of the searched people.

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AIRPLANE REPORTED TO HIT OSLO IN 1966

Bulgarian airPlane to Hit Oslo was the plan of Palestinian terrorists in 1966, told a correspondent of the Russian daily `Novye Izvestia` in Sweden quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio yesterday. According to the newspaper, a 23-year-old Hazem Abdahla w

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BULGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS HUNGARY

Foreign Minister Solomon Passy starts a two-day visit to Hungary on September 20. His Hungarian counterpart Janos Martonyi invited him.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

BG EMBASSIES READY FOR EVACUATION

The Interior Ministry sent instructions to all Bulgarian Embassies abroad to increase their readiness for evacuation, Darik Radio announced. The embassies should establish contact with as many as possible people in the respective country.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

RELATIVES OF THE MEDICS IN LIBYA WITHOUT VISAS

`The relatives of the Bulgarian medics in Libya haven`t received their visas yet,` the spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Elena Poptodorova announced. The journalists who want to be present at the trial also haven`t got their visas.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN BULGARIA NOVEMBER 11

The Presidential elections will take place on November 11, 2001. The political parties reached consensus on the issue after consultations.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

BRITAIN NO MORE WITH VISAS FOR US; CANADA;ISRAEL

The Bulgarian citizens traveling to the Unites States, Canada and Israel through Great Britain will no longer need visas, the British Embassy in Bulgaria announced. The British Foreign Ministry initiated the visa requirement for travelers from all nationa

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

FOREIGN MINISTRY: NO DATA FOR BULGARIAN VICTIMS

`There is no information for Bulgarian victims after the terrorist attack in the United States,` Elena Poptdorova, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman announced. Still, nearly 60 people called the hot line in the Foreign Ministry that was opened to inform the fr

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

SECURITY ENHANCED AT KOZLUDUY NUCLEAR PLANT

The possibilities for increase in the security measures and the level of physical protection of Kozluduy were discussed by the standing interdepartmental commission on protection of the Nuclear Power Plant on September 18. `Measures were taken for the air

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

STOYANOV MET PM FOR BULGARIAN SECURITY CHANGES

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov met Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov in the morning of September 19. They discussed the need for changes in the Bulgarian national security concept after the

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AFGHAN AMBASSADOR: US AND AFGHANISTAN SHOULD JOIN

`The United States must join forces with Afghanistan against the Talibans,` Mohamad Fazil Saifi, Afghan Charge d`Affaires in Sofia said. Asked whether he expects the conflict between the Talibans and the Northern Alliance to escalate, after the assassinat

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

PRESIDENT STOYANOV MET MACEDONIAN PM

The Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov and Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski met during the two-day visit to the country of the Macedonian official. The two politicians discussed the political situation, the security at the Balkans and the crisis in Maced

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