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AVIATION CHIEF: US PLANES MUST FILE FLIGHT PLAN

`The Bulgarian Civil Aviation Administration assumed responsibility for facilitating the flights in connection with the request for air corridors,` Civil Aviation Administrative Director Zakhari Aleksiev said, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio. The f

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

BULGARIA OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED ACCESS TO AIR SPACE

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry sent a note to the American Embassy in Bulgaria. The note confirmed that Bulgaria grants access to its air space to the United States and NATO.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

BULGARIA PREPARED FOR BIOLOGIC ATTACK

`I will recommend to the Health Ministry to gather the national consultants and the experts. The aim of the meeting will be to review the action plan in case of biologic contamination danger,` Associate Professor Todor Kantardzhiev, consultant on microbio

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

UDF DEPUTY CHIEF: DIALOGUE FOR THE CORRIDOR NEEDED

Nadezhda Mihailova, Deputy Chairman of the United Democratic Forces and Former Foreign Minister announced her position on the Bulgarian grant of air corridor. Mihailova stressed, being a representative of a party that supports the Euro Atlantic democratic

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410

BULGARIA SUPPORTS US ONLY WITH AIR CORRIDORS

Bulgaria has not committed itself to any other form of aid or support for the United States and NATO apart from providing air corridors. This was pointed out by Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov for Horizont`s Radio program `Before All`.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

CONSULTATIONS ON EU ANNUAL REPORT FINALIZED

The consultations between Bulgarian Chief Negotiator Meglena Kuneva with the EU and representatives of the European Commission finished late on September 25. The focus was on the annual report on Bulgaria`s progress in its preparation for accession to the

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

BULGARIANS IN RUSSIA SHOULD RETURN FOR VISAS

Bulgarians who are in Russia, Georgia or Ukraine should go back to Bulgaria. Visas should be issued for them so that they can legally stay on the territory of the above countries.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

FIFTY DECEIVED WITH VISAS FOR CANADA

50 citizens of Stara Zagora complained in the regional police that the company `Infosens` deceived them with promises to arrange for them working visas, work and green cards. For more than a year, the company published ads in the regional press that it gu

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

NATIONAL SURVEY: 63% APPROVE THE GOVERNMENT

More than 37% approve what has been done by the Bulgarian Parliament so far, according to a survey, conducted by the National Center for Research of the Popular Opinion. The survey was conducted from September 7 to September 17 among 1004 Bulgarians.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

PARLIAMENTARY COOPERATION DISCUSSED IN SKOPJE

The two day official visit of the Bulgarian delegation to Skopje ended on September 25. Foreign Policy, Defense and Security Parliamentary Committee Chairman Stanimir Ilchev led the delegation.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486

ELECTORAL CHAIR WITH SALARY EQUAL TO MINISTER PAY

The Parliament voted on September 26 the salaries to be paid to the members of the Central Electoral Commission. The salary of the Chairman of the Commission will be equal to that of the ministers – BGN 1150.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 647

LEFTIST CANDIDATE MAY CHALLENGE STOYANOV

In case that the Simeon II National Movement does not announce a candidate for President, Coalition for Bulgaria will accept the proposal of the Euro Left Party for a separate strong leftist candidature. That became clear after the Socialist leader Georgi

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

DEPUTY PM: MEDIA EXAGGERATE ECONOMY`S BAD STATE

`The economy growth will be about 5% this year, i.e.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 894

POLITICS IN BRIEF

`The budget of the Sofia municipality for 2001 will be closed with a deficit,` mayor Stefan Sofianski said. He asked the finance minister to cancel the free of charge use of public transport by some government officers as part of their bonus package.

Politics | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT AGENCY CHIEF RELEASED

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg released Georgi Tabakov from the position Chairman of the Agency for Foreign Investments, publication in the government` s web site said according to Dnevnik Daily. The order is based on Art.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

FORMER MINISTER CRITICIZES CURRENT ECONOMIC POLICY

After the meeting of the Executive National Council of the United Democratic Forces, Former Finance Minister Muravey Radev criticized the economic policy of the current government. According to him, the leaders of UDF are concerned with the remarks of the

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

US DEMANDS AIR CORRIDOR FOR NON MILITARY FLIGHTS

`The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry will most probably give to the US Embassy in Bulgaria a note that Bulgaria grants to the United States an air corridor for non military flights on September 26, ` the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy announced after the mee

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

AGRICULTURE MINISTER TO VISIT BRUSSELS

The Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme leaves for Brussels on October 1. Dikme will meet European Union agriculture commissioner Franz Fischler to discuss the upcoming negotiations on the Agriculture chapter from the acquis communautaire.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410

BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT WEB SITE LAUNCHED

The Bulgarian government launched its web site. `The aim of the web site is to give quick, short and useful information,` Tsvetelina Uzunova, Director of `Information and Public Relations` department said, quoted by Info Radio.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1409

RUSSE TEACHERS ENDED THE STRIKE

The strike of the Russe teachers ended on September 25, Info Radio reported. The protesting teachers and the government reached a compromise for the payment of the teachers` unpaid salaries for June, July and August.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

US AMBASSADOR MILES MET BG CHIEF MUFTI

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria Richard Miles met Selim Mehmed, Chief Mufti of the Muslims in Bulgaria. The two officials discussed the tragic events in the US and the results from them.

Politics | September 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 471
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