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Overview: Where does Bulgaria Stand in the Tense Situation between NATO, Ukraine and Russia

Bulgaria's strategy in the crisis over Ukraine, adopted at today's cabinet meeting, will be aimed entirely at the Bulgarian army, and our country will make every effort to resolve the conflict peacefully. This was announced by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov

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Bulgaria and North Macedonia will be Connected via another Border Crossing

A new border checkpoint will be built between Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, the press center of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works announced. The strategic project for the Klepalo border checkpoint between Strumyani and

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2022, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1113

The OECD is Starting Negotiations with Bulgaria and Five other Countries

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced late Tuesday that it was starting talks with Bulgaria and five other countries on joining the club of rich countries, Reuters reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2022, Wednesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1174

Bulgarian President to PM of North Macedonia: Let's Make Progress on Important Topics

“I am very pleased with the work of both governments. In a short time, with a large size, in a number of important areas, you also work on a time schedule, which sector group, when and what to do. Let us try to introduce the same approach to solving open

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1486

60.8% of Bulgarians Support North Macedonia in the EU Only Under Fulfilled Conditions

A majority of 60.8% of Bulgarians are of the opinion that our country should support the membership of North Macedonia in the EU, but only on condition that our nearest neighbor quickly implements the agreement it has with Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1484

Three Memoranda were signed Today between Bulgaria and North Macedonia

At today's joint meeting of the governments of Bulgaria and Northe Macedonia, three memoranda of understanding were signed for cooperation in agriculture, between small and medium enterprises, and for the development of the Sofia-Skopje railway, which is

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1626

Highlights of the Joint Meeting between Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia

The governments of Bulgaria and North Macedonia held a joint meeting in Bulgaria at the Boyana Residence. Prime Ministers Kiril Petkov and Dimitar Kovachevski also spoke in private. The meeting comes just a week after the Bulgarian prime minister visited

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgarian PM: I Do Not Believe in Zones of Influence, Bulgaria’s Sovereignty is Above Everything

Regarding Moscow's insistence on the withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria and Romania, he said that this does not help de-escalation, which is a top priority for Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2859

Bulgarian MFA: We call on Russia to Show Respect for Bulgaria’s Foreign Policy Choice

“We call on the Russian Federation to show respect for the conscious foreign policy choice of the Republic of Bulgaria for NATO membership and the decisions of the Bulgarian Constitutional Court,” said in a statement the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2126

Bulgarian President: Russia's Insistence on the Withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria is Unacceptable and Pointless

“Russia's insistence on the withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria is unacceptable and pointless,” is the position of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, quoted by the President's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2554

Bulgarian PM: Bulgaria is a Sovereign State. Russia should De-Escalate

“Bulgaria is a sovereign state and we have long since made our choice by becoming a member of NATO.” This was stated by Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov from the parliamentary rostrum in a special statement outside the parliamentary agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2022, Friday // 14:09 | Viewed: 3453

Russia's Foreign Ministry: NATO forces Must be Withdrawn from Bulgaria and Romania

Russia's proposals for security guarantees include the withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria and Romania, which joined the alliance after 1997, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2022, Friday // 12:13 | Viewed: 3712

President of North Macedonia: Kiril Petkov is a Non-Traditional Politician and Optimist in Politics

Kiril Petkov is a non-traditional politician with a non-standard vocabulary who does not use rhetoric known from previous times. A technocrat and optimist, the only such optimist in politics I know is Zoran Zaev. This was stated in an interview with Maced

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2022, Wednesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2069

Bulgarian PM on North Macedonia: In a Few Days we Achieved more than in Recent Years

“In a few days, we have achieved positive steps, which have not happened in recent years. This is the result of our constructive approach and mutual assistance. Our aim is for true good neighborliness with real results,” Prime Minister Kiril Petkov told B

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2022, Wednesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2561

What happened at the Meeting between the Leaders of Bulgaria and North Macedonia

Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia have agreed to use the country's short name - North Macedonia. This became possible after Skopje sent a note to the UN stating that the name refers to political unification, but not to the geographical region,

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2022, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2901

Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov has arrived in Skopje

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov has arrived in Skopje. At the airport, the Bulgarian Prime Minister was welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia, Bujar Osmani. The official welcoming ceremony of the Bulgarian Prime Minist

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2022, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2234

Osmani: We are no longer in the Yugoslav Union, we are entering into an Alliance with Bulgaria

“We are no longer in the Yugoslav Union, we are entering into an alliance with the Republic of Bulgaria. We have already joined NATO, we are allies in NATO, and we want to join the EU. And we want to build our relationship in that direction. So all the is

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2022, Tuesday // 08:27 | Viewed: 3513

Nova: The Biden administration is not considering sanctions against Bulgaria

The administration of US President Joe Biden is not considering sanctions against the Bulgarian government. This is what people familiar with the situation in Washington told the Bulgarian media - Nova.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2022, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2318

US Congresswoman does not rule out sanctions against Bulgaria over North Macedonia

“Imposing sanctions on Bulgaria over its veto on starting negotiations for North Macedonia's accession to the European Union is a possible option, especially if Sofia does not change its position,” the Republican congresswoman Claudia Tenney said in an in

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 19:24 | Viewed: 3925

Bulgarian PM on his future visit to North Macedonia: I come with readiness for a new beginning

“I do not come with any annex to the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighborliness, and Cooperation, but with a constructive tone and readiness for a new beginning, which will be more dynamic, more practical, free from previous declarative aspirations and foc

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 18:58 | Viewed: 2420

30 years ago Bulgaria was first in the world to recognize the independence of North Macedonia

On January 15, 1992, Bulgaria was the first in the world to recognize the independence of today’s Republic of North Macedonia. Back then, the First Deputy Foreign Minister was Stefan Tafrov. In an interview with BTA, he explained how the state institution

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2022, Sunday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2569
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