Politics

PRESIDENT STOYANOV MET NATO GENERAL SECRETARY

The continuity of Bulgarian foreign policy was in the spotlight of a conversation between President Peter Stoyanov and NATO General Secretary George Robertson during the European Economic Summit in Salzburg. `I said Simeon Saxe-Coburg would conduct the co

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1205

SIMEON II DID NOT CONFIRM HE`D BECOME THE NEW PM

After the meeting with President Peter Stoyanov Simeon II did not reveal whether he would become the next Prime Minister. According to Simeon they discussed the forthcoming visit of the head of state in Saltsburg and his meeting with the chief secretary o

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

BG TOOK PART IN THE FIRST NATO MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The first meeting of heads of state of countries aspiring to NATO membership, which is due to take place in Sofia on October 5, 2001, figured high on the agenda of the V-10 Group foreign ministers meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, the Foreign Ministry announce

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 623

PROFESSOR GERDZHIKOV PREFERRED AS NA CHIEF

Professor Ognyan Gerdzhikov is the most likely chairman of the 39th National Assembly (NA), officials from the King`s movement (SNM) said. Professor Georgi Petkanov is expected to be his deputy.

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

POPE JOHN PAUL II COMES TO BULGARIA

Pope John Paul II will come to Bulgaria on May 24 next year, the nuncio to Bulgaria Monsignor Antonio Mennini announced. The Pope is expected to say a solemn mass in connection with the national holiday of `St.

Politics | July 2, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

SIMEON DELEGATING PEOPLE TO CRANNES MONTANA

Simeon II urgently delegated two of the MPs, Lyubka Kachakova and Nikolai Nikolov, to attend the prestigious forum in the Swiss resort of Crannes Montana in order to avoid absence of Bulgarian representatives. Simeon is related to the event since its ver

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 598

MRF: `BG ETHNIC MODEL IS A POLITICAL ACHIEVEMENT`

The Bulgarian ethnic model is most of all a political product and not only a result of the historical co-existence of the ethnic groups. That was what Lyutfi Mestan said yesterday after the end of the two-day round table `The Bulgarian Ethnic Model` in So

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 554

PRAMATARSKI REMAINS LEADER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

The Supreme Party Council of the Democratic Party passed a vote of confidence for Alexander Pramatarski. He will keep the post of DP leader after 45 out of a total of 47 people participating in the sitting supported him.

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

SIMEON II: ` I HAVE ONLY ONE OPTION: TO BECOME PM`

`I have only one option: to become Prime Minister`, Simeon II told the Spanish newspaper `El Mundo` in an interview. He says further that he would not run for the presidency because Bulgaria has a president who people value and who will win a second term.

Politics | July 1, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

PUTIN LOOKS FORWARD TO PROMOTE BG/RUSSIA RELATIONS

This is what the letter from Russia`s president Vladimir Putin to Simeon II says: `Dear Mr Saxe-Coburg,

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

CHECKUPS ON 3 MORE MINISTERS

Checkups after publications against Agriculture Minister Ventsislav Varbanov, former Transport Minister Vilhelm Kraus and husband of Foreign Minister Nadejda Mihailova-Kamen, were prepared by the team of Nikola Filchev. Varbanov will be checked on the sal

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

KING`S MOVEMENT: MORE NEGOTIATIONS NEXT WEEK

The possibility for a coalition agreement was discussed Friday at a meeting between the leaders of the Simeon II National Movement and the ethnic Turks` dominated Movement for Rights and Freedoms. `Both sides agreed to first consider the principal aspects

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

PRESIDENT STOYANOV SEES HANDOVER OF YUGOSLAVIA`S EX-PRESDENT MILOSEVIC TO HAGUE TRIBUNAL AS `IMPORTANT AND VERY BOLD STEP`.

President Peter Stoyanov assessed the handover of Yugoslavia`s ex-president Slobodan Milosevic to the International Tribunal in the Hague as an `important and very bold step,` the presidential Press Secretariat said. Earlier on Friday, the Bulgarian Forei

Politics | June 30, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 555

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT SENDS A LETTER TO THE KING

Letter from Russia`s president Vladimir Putin to Simeon II was brought by Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev. Yesterday, at 10.

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 493

PROSECUTOR MAY INVESTIGATE PM KOSTOV

Yesterday magistrates from Nikola Filchev`s team have left on his bureau materials for prosecution checkup against PM Kostov, sources from the Law Courts revealed yesterday for Standart Daily. The cause is the statements of Vladimir Grashnov before `Stand

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

US AMBASSADOR VISITS THE KING

The American ambassador Richard Miles was a guest of Simeon II in `Vrana`. The diplomat arrived at 11 a.

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

DEFENSE MINISTER: MACEDONIA THREATENS ALL REGION

The hypothesis about disintegration in Macedonia is not to be ruled out, Defence Minister Boyko Noev said yesterday before the governmental sitting. According to him, if the international community allows this, there would be serious threats for the whole

Politics | June 29, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

KING`S EXPERTS START COALITION NEGOTIATIONS

Tomorrow the King`s movement will start the official negotiations on the joint ruling. The first meeting will be with representatives of the UDF.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE EUROLEFT RESIGNED

21 of 18 people from the executive council of the Euroleft party resigned during the session of the National party council. The leader Alexander Tomov reconfirmed his retirement from the elections` night.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 457

TALKS ON JUSTICE/HOME AFFAIRS WITH EU BEGAN

Bulgaria started talks on the Justice/Home Affairs chapter during the extraordinary round of negotiations at the level of chief negotiators. In reality, the talks on this chapter should have started at the beginning of June but the presidency could not pr

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

KOSTOV: KING BLOCKS THE EXECUTIVE POWER

We don`t witness any correctness to the executive power on the part of the new rule, declared premier Ivan Kostov after the meeting with President Stoyanov yesterday. The conversation, held on the request of Kostov, touched upon the crisis in Macedonia.

Politics | June 28, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 631
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