Politics

COOPERATIVE KEY EXERCISE NOT CANCELLED

The Cooperative Key 2001 started with a moment of silence in memory of the victims from the terrorist acts in the US. `We condemn the terrorist acts in the US, which are an attack on humanity and everything we believe in,` General Francisco de la Vega, co

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

STOYANOV SENT CONDOLENCES TO BUSH

President Peter Stoyanov sent his condolences to President George W. Bush on the terrorist acts in the US: `Dear Mr.

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

PRESIDENT RECEIVED NEW AMBASSADORS

Changes were made in the ceremony for the presenting of the credentials to the newly appointed ambassadors because of the tragic terrorist attack in the United States. The welcoming in front of the President’s administration was without guards and without

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DEEP CONDOLENCES TO ALL US CITIZENS IN BULGARIA

M3 Communications Group, Inc. & Breaking News Editorial Staff want to express deep condolences to all US citizens living, working or temporarily visit Bulgaria on the unbelievable and terrible terrorists attacks in the US.

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

BULGARIAN PARLIAMENT TO ADOPT SPECIAL DECLARATION

Bulgarian parliament will adopt special declaration on Wednesday condemning terrorists` attacks in the United States, parliamentary speaker Ognyan Gerdzkov said. The tragic events are too far from the country and we decided not to call an emergency meetin

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

NO BULGARIANS REPORTED KILLED OR INJURED IN US

No Bulgarian citizens were reported killed or injured, ambassador to UN Stefan Tafrov said to privately-owned bTV. As a matter of fact in the World Trade Center buildings are many Bulgarians and it is possible that there will be some, we’ll report immedia

Politics | September 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

US DOLLAR WENT DOWN RAPIDLY

The rate of US dollar Tuesday night was 2.00 Bulgarian leva for 1 US dollar, early morning it was 2.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

PRIME MINISTER`S VISIT TO BRUSSELS CANCELLED

The Prime minister`s visit to Brussels is cancelled, governmental sources announced. It was palnned as the first official visit abroad of the Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg after he took the office July 22, 2001.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

BULGARIAN EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON NOT DAMAGED

The Bulgarian Embassy in Washington has no information about any Bulgarians injured in the attacks, BTA learnt from embassy intern Pepa Denchova. The Bulgarian Embassy building is some 5 km from the Pentagon but has not been damaged.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

AIRPORTS UNDER EXTRA SECURITY MEASURES

Balkan announced extra security measures around all airports in Bulgaria. Under an order of the Transport Minister, all airports in the country are taking extra security measures, including reinforced security in planes and tightened passenger and luggage

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

SPECIAL SECURITY OF ALL ISRAELI BUILDINGS

The Interior Ministry announced later that it is taking special security measures in Irsaeli buildings in Bulgaria. BTA reporters did not notice any extraordinary security in the area of NATO member embassies in Sofia, or around the Parliament, presidency

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

SAXE-COBURG: ARMED FORCES NOT ON ALERT

On his way out from the meeting with the President, the Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg told the press that the events in the United States are `an attack against civilization`. Asked whether the Bulgarian armed forces will be put on alert, Simeon Saxe-

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US EMBASSY WITH NO SPECIAL SECURITY MEASURES

The US Embassy has not request tightened security measures for their buildings but `it is our obligation to act in due time`, President Stoyanov also said. An officer of the US Embassy in Sofia said that there will be an official announcement for the pre

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STOYANOV: NO PANIC IN BULGARIA

According to the President Stoyanov, the attacks are `disgusting and cynical acts that threaten the foundations of human civilization.` `Nobody can remain indifferent.

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DECLARATION FROM THE MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT

Before that he spoke on the phone to Chief of General Staff Gen, Miho Mihov who is in Plovdiv for the Cooperative Key military exercise, said the presidential press secretariat. The participants in the meeting issued a declaration `condemning unconditiona

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

KEY DECISION MAKERS GATHERS IN THE PRESIDENCY

Minutes after the first reports for the terrorist attacks in Washington and New York, President Peter Stoyanov called the chiefs of the special services, the military and the civilian aviation and the Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Bulgarian Army. P

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

MACEDONIAN PRIME MINISTER INVITED TO BULGARIA

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg invited the Macedonian Prime Minister Ljupce Georgijevski on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria, starting September 18. `I want to convince you that the relations with Macedonia are an important priority f

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VISAS REQUIRED FOR RUSSIA UKRAINE AND GEORGIA

Visa requirements for Russian, Ukrainian and Georgian nationals traveling to Bulgaria will be introduced, starting October 1. The introduction of visa regulations for these countries is according to the commitments Bulgaria made in the process of accessio

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

BULGARIAN AND CROATION PRESIDENTS MET

President Petur Stoyanov met Croatian President Stipe Mesic who was on a two-day working visit in Bulgaria. The two presidents discussed the situation in the region.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

STOYANOV PRESENTED HIS ELECTION CAMPAIGN STAFF

Petur Stoyanov announced his pre-election campaign staff. The chairman of the pre-election headquarters is Ivan Stanchov.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

MORE LIBYANS TO BE TREATED IN BULGARIAN HOSPITALS

Bulgarian hospitals will admit more Libyan patients was announced after a meeting between Libyan Ambassador to Sofia Farag Gibril and Health Care Minister Bozhidar Finkov. Libyan patients may be treated in specialized Bulgarian hospitals from next year.

Politics | September 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385
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