Politics

THREE HUNDRED AMERICANS LEAVE `COOPERATIVE KEY`

Nearly 300 US servicemen who take part in the international exercise `Cooperative Key - 2001`started to go back to their permanent bases on September 14, the Director of the Press Center colonel Stoyanov announced. The participants were ordered to return.

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BULGARIA HONORED US VICTIMS MEMORY

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov and Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg honored the memory of the innocent victims from the US terrorist attacks with one-minute silence at 12 noon on September 14. `Huge tragedy.

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MACEDONIAN PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT BULGARIA

The Macedonian Prime Minister Ljupce Georgijevski accepted the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Saxe-Coburg to visit Bulgaria on September 18 and September 19, diplomatic sources from Skopje disclosed. The visit is still expected to be officially c

Politics | September 14, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

CABINET AIDS THE RELATIVES OF THE MEDICS IN LIBYA

The government granted BGN 12,000 financial aid to the relatives of the Bulgarian medics who were charged with intentionally infecting Libyan children with HIV. The money will be used for the travel expenses of the relatives for the September 22 hearing i

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IMF CHIEF TO BULGARIA CANCELLED HIS VISIT

The IMF leader to Bulgaria Jerald Schiff cancelled his visit to Bulgaria on September 14, the mission in Bulgaria announced. Talks between the government and the fund were planned for the visit.

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ONE OF THE REPORTED VICTIMS IS NOT BULGARIAN

The man with the Slavic name Alex Philipov who flew with one of the hijacked airplanes that hit the World Trade Center in New York is not Bulgarian, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The wife of the victim told that to a reporter of Dnevnik Daily who called her in her

Politics | September 14, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

STOYANOV: `BIGGEST THREAT FOR HUMANITY`

What happened in the United States is not an American tragedy only. It is a tragedy, a lesson and a cause for thought for the entire humanity,` said Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov at a meeting with 400 firefighters from throughout the country in conne

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TWO BULGARIAN VICTIMS IN NEW YORK REPORTED

In all probability, two Bulgarians have been victims of the terrorist attacks in New York, Standart daily reported. From September 11 no one heard from Stoyan Ivanov, who worked in the World Trade Center.

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US AMBASSADOR WITH A SPECIAL STATEMENT

`The Prime Minister spoke to me personally shortly after these incidents. I`ve had personal contacts with other members of the government and with the opposition.

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BULGARIA TO BUY F 16 FROM USA

Bulgaria will buy F-16 fighters to get its air forces ready for NATO, defence minister Nikolai Svinarov said for Reuters. In the first place, however, we shall have to repair and sell the Russian MIG-29s.

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VACLAV HAVEL CANCELS HIS VISIT TO BULGARIA

The President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel cancelled his one-day working visit to Bulgaria, scheduled for September 14, 2001. He was invited by the Bulgarian President, Petur Stoyanov.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 262

WORLD BANK DIRECTOR APPEALS FOR FURTHER REFORMS

World Bank Director to Bulgaria Andrew Vorking had a meeting with the Bulgarian government. `If the new government continues the reforms which Bulgaria had already started, I am absolutely sure that the bank`s intention is to release the maximum financing

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RED CROSS ORGANIZES BLOOD DONATION CAMPAIGN

The Bulgarian Red Cross organized an urgent blood donating campaign as gesture of moral commitment to the American people`s tragedy. The web site www.

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AFGHANISTAN EMBASSY TO SOFIA AGAINST TERRORISM

`The Islamic State of Afghanistan condemns the terrorist acts in the United States,` the declaration of the Afghanistan Embassy to Bulgaria says, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio. The Afghanistan Embassy represents the officially recognized by the i

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BULGARIA READY TO SUPLLY TROOPS IF NEEDED

The Government is ready to support the United States and NATO in the acts against the terrorist perpetrators in New York and Washington. `The Bulgarian Government has an agreement with NATO and according to it, it is ready to give all necessary means in s

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BULGARIA MOURNS THE US TRAGEDY ON SEPT 14

The Bulgarian government announced that September 14 will be a National Day of Mourning for Bulgaria. The tragic events in New York and Washington are the reason for that.

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`SEGA` CLAIMS SIMEON II MAY RUN FOR PRESIDENT

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg may run for President in case that he gets the support of the left wing parliament members for changes in the Constitution, Sega Daily wrote. According to the newspaper, the parliamentary group of the Simeon

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ALL US FACILITIES FULLY SECURE

`We have taken all necessary security measures,` the Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry Boyko Borissov said at a press conference. The Ministry of Internal Affairs keeps constant contact with the European Security Services in connection with the ter

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AMERICAN EXPERTS GUARDED IN SILISTRA

The police protect American experts who currently reside in the Northern Bulgarian town Silistra. The protection is discreet and was initiated and introduced because of terrorist attacks in the United States.

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BULGARIAN REACTION TO THE TERRORIST ATTACKS

All Bulgarian departments, organizations, the Orthodox Church and the public sent letters, declarations and statements that condemn the series of attacks in the US. In a message to US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolai S

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MUSLIM CONFERENCE CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACKS

The 55 participants in a Muslim Communities Conference that takes place in Sofia condemned the terrorist attacks in the United States. The conference started with a moment of silence in memory of the numerous innocent victims.

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