Bulgaria will be divided into six districts instead the current 28, Dimiter Kaltchev, newly appointed minister of state administration said today. It is the demand of the European Union also, he added.
We promised to be at the disposal of the Bulgarian Foreign Minister 24 hours a day, ambassador of Holland to Bulgaria Theophilus Six said after the yesterday`s working lunch of the NATO`s ambassadors with Solomon Passy. Eight ambassadors and six charge d`
Bulgarian official said the country might be ready to join the European Union by 2005, a year earlier than expected. `Why not by the end of 2005 if everything is running so smooth?,` Bulgarian chief negotiator Vladimir Kissiov told reporters after meeting
The chapter on free movement of capital was closed in another round of talks on Bulgaria`s accession to the EU on Friday. Bulgaria gets a seven-year transition period after its entry in the EU before foreigners are allowed to buy land on its territory.
President Stoyanov and British Premiere Tony Blair discussed during their meeting the possibilities for revocation of British visas for Bulgarians and for joint projects in third countries, mainly in Africa. Bulgaria`s aspirations for membership in NATO a
President Stoyanov`s three-day official visit to the United Kingdom started with an audience granted by HM Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. President Stoyanov presented Queen Elizabeth with a replica of the rhyton from the Gold Treasury of Panagyu
A brief discussion on the latest developments in Macedonia was held by President Stoyanov, Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and the Chief of Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, General Miho Mihov. It took place at Sofia A
Former Prime Minister Kostov welcomed the new government leader Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his ministers at a handover procedure and wished them good luck in exercising their heavy responsibility. Kostov gave the new Prime Minister a pen as a gift, wishing hi
For the first time ever, Bulgarian troops fired weapons of the Turkish army at the range in Lozengrad (Turkey). The two countries exchanged military units for training purposes on Monday morning at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing.
Jerald Schiff, the new Mission Leader of the International Monetary Fund for Bulgaria arrived on a brief get-acquainted visit to Bulgaria Tuesday. `The purpose of this visit is not to reach a new agreement but basically to hear the new government`s priori
Parliamentary speaker Gerdzhikov met on Monday the ambassadors of Belgium, Ukraine, the USA and Turkey. Gerdzhikov assured Belgium`s ambassador Edmond de Wilde of the continuity in Bulgaria`s foreign policy after the new legislature was constituted.
President Stoyanov leaves on a three-day official visit to the United Kingdom Wednesday on the invitation of British premier Tony Blair. This is the first official visit of a Bulgarian head of state to the U.
`IT and Telecommunications` Chapter of the negotiations on Bulgaria`s EU accession will be closed on July 27, outgoing Transport Minister Slavinski announced on Monday. `The issue on the UMTS frequencies will not be an obstacle`, chief secretary of the mi
Parliament voted into office the government of Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg on Tuesday by a vote of 147 `for` to 50 `against`, with 41 abstentions. The United Democratic Forces coalition said it could not support a government including representative
`Due to your success the new government will face less difficulties than you did four years ago`, President Stoyanov told outgoing Prime Minister Kostov during their parting meeting. `After the ruling of the UDF Bulgaria is a prudent, engaged and friendly
`The US understands and supports Bulgaria`s ambition to integrate with NATO`, said the American ambassador Richard Miles said after meeting parliamentary speaker Gerdzhikov. According to Gerdzhikov Miles have said that if it were up to him he would do hi
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