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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.

Politics | September 14, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

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.

Politics | September 14, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

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: 331

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

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

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.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

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

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

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

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

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.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

`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

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

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

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

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.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

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

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

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.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

POLITICS IN BRIEF

The legislative priorities of the Simeon II National Movement /SNM/ are the amendments to the taxation acts, the bills related to the financial sector, social and health security and social support, the SNM parliamentary group chair, Plamen Panayotov, sai

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

BULGARIAN SAILORS STOPPED TO DEBARK IN USA

The management of the Bulgarian Marine recommended to the crews of the Bulgarian ships to abstain from disembarkation in the ports of the USA. Presently, there are five Bulgarian ships in the American territorial sea waters.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

NATO TROOPS AROUND PLOVDIV WITH DOUBLE SECURITY

All NATO pilots taking part in the `Cooperative Key 2001` exercises in Plovdiv have been placed under stepped up security measures. Cordons of gendarmery and police armed with automatic rifles have sealed off all the sites where the pilots work and sleep.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

GOVERNMENT UNDER ATTACK IN THE PARLIAMENT

New Bulgarian government was strongly attacked by the opposition in the parliament on Wednesday. Former foreign minister Nadezhda Mihajlova, now leading the opposition UDF parliamentary group said the Prime minister should attend the parliamentary meeting

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT DONATED BLOOD

Members of parliament donated blood for the needs of US hospitals after the terrorists attacks in New York and Washington on Tuesday. Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov did it for the first time in life, many others followed him.

Politics | September 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

AUBG MIGHT NOT CELEBRATE ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The American University in Bulgaria might cancel the celebrations of its 10th anniversary because of the terrorist attack in the United States. The coming development of the situation will determine the University`s actions in connection with the celebrat

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 494

NUCLEAR PLANT ON FULL ALERT

Nuclear Power Plant in Kozloduy is on full alert, Yordan Yordanov the CEO of the plant said. It is not necessary to introduce additional or emergency security measures at the Kozlodoui Nuclear plant at the moment, the plant management announced, adding th

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

INTERIOR MINISTRY OPENS HOT PHONE LINE

The Ministry of Internal Affairs opened a hot line at 71432376 telephone for information for the Bulgarian citizens, who are in the US. At the same telephone, any information, known for the Bulgarian citizens in the States can be reported.

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464
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