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Russia’s New Ambassador Assumes High Office in Sofia in February

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed 67-year-old Eleonora Mitrofanova as ambassador of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria, RIA Novosti has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2021, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1899

Bulgarian Government Allots EUR 100,000 for Quake-Stricken Croatia

The Bulgarian government has decided to allocate EUR 100,000 as first aid to Croatia to help the Balkan neighbor  repair the damage from the powerful earthquake in which seven people died.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2020, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 3085

Moscow Strikes Back: Bulgarian Top Diplomat Expelled from Russia

Russia is expelling the Bulgarian military attache’s aide Lieutenant-Colonel Mitko Borisov in retaliation for the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 29, 2020, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 2592

Bulgaria Ready to Help North Macedonia with Vaccines

The Bulgarian government adopted a decision to explore the possibilities for providing COVID-19 vaccines for Western Balkan countries and the Eastern Partnership members.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2020, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 3110

Russian Military Attaché Accused of Spying Left Bulgaria

The head of the Russian Defense Ministry mission to the Russian embassy in Sofia has become the sixth Russian diplomat expelled from the country in the last two years

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2020, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2600

India, UK Hold Bilateral Discussions on UNSC Agenda

India and the United Kingdom on Friday held bilateral consultations virtually regarding United Nations Security Council (UNSC) issues, wherein both sides held discussions on a wide range of issues on the UNSC agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 19, 2020, Saturday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2555

Another Russian Diplomat in Bulgaria Accused of Espionage

Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev informed Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva of intelligence-gathering activities by a Russian diplomat on the territory of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 18, 2020, Friday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2586

EU Representative Barnier Says "Next Few Days" Will Be Key for Brexit Deal Talks

 European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said  that “the next few days are important” for negotiations if a trade deal with Britain is going to be in place for Jan.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2020, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2399

US Adopts Map of Disputed Moroccan Sahara

Western Sahara is mostly under Morocco’s control, where tensions with pro-independence Polisario Front have simmered since the 1970s.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2020, Sunday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3310

Turkey Wants to Improve Ties with EU

 Turkey urged the European Union on Tuesday to use “common sense” to end a dispute over natural gas that has fanned territorial rows in the eastern Mediterranean and drawn a threat of sanctions from the bloc’s leaders.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 8, 2020, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2366

Bulgaria’s Vice Premier Meets with Ambassador of Kingdom of South Arabia

Among the priorities of Bulgaria‘s  Ministry of Tourism is to develop and upgrade  bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism with Saudi Arabia at both institutional and business level, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism Mariana Nikolov

Politics » Diplomacy | December 7, 2020, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 3001

Bugaria's Foreign Minister: Long-Awaited Upgrade of EU-ASEAN Relations to Strategic Partnership is Good News

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva welcomed the elevation of relations between the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to a strategic partnership during the 23rd meeting o

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2020, Tuesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 2804

EU Parliament VP Calls for Sanctions on Turkey During December Summit

The European Union should agree on imposing sanctions on Turkey by the year-end in order to deter Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from jeopardizing the regional peace any further, European Parliament Vice President Dimitrios Papadimoulis told Sputn

Politics » Diplomacy | November 29, 2020, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 3534

Foreign Minister Zaharieva: Bulgaria Cannot Approve EU Negotiating Framework with North Macedonia

Bulgaria can approve the framework for EU accession negotiations with Albania, as we believe that they have fulfilled most of the conditions set out in the March decision, but at this stage Bulgaria cannot support the framework for North Macedonia, and th

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2020, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2978

Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs: Moscow Will Benefit if We Shut Our Eyes to Skopje

Positive solutions lead to friendship whereas negative ones leave only bitterness, President of North Macedonia said in reply.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 16, 2020, Monday // 08:15 | Viewed: 3173

Bulgaria Will Not Greenlight Start of Talks between EU and Skopje

Bulgaria will not agree to setting the date for the first intergovernmental conference on the start of North Macedonia’s EU accession negotiations if Skopje doesn’t give up hate speech, if there is no clear-cut revision of the education system and the con

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2020, Friday // 14:03 | Viewed: 2727

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Visits Palestine

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva pays a visit to Palestine on November 13, 2020, BTA reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 13, 2020, Friday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2402

Bulgaria Blocks North Macedonia’s EU Accession Negotiations

Bulgaria informed the European Commission that it is unable to accept the currently proposed negotiating framework for the Republic of North Macedonia and the draft declaration to it, as it does not provide the necessary guarantees for the fulfilment of t

Politics » Diplomacy | November 7, 2020, Saturday // 08:54 | Viewed: 7099

Foreign Minister: Bulgaria Not Approve the EU Negotiating Framework for North Macedonia Yet

We have a chance to reach an agreement on the negotiating framework for the membership of the Republic of North Macedonia in the European Union, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva said at a briefing on November 3.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 3, 2020, Tuesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 3083

North Macedonia and Bulgaria Seek Solution to Historical Dispute

Bulgaria would recognize Macedonian as one of the official languages of the country and acknowledge Macedonian identity, if North Macedonia acknowledges the "Historical truth", as defined by Sofia, and amdit there are Bulgarian foundations upon which any

Politics » Diplomacy | October 29, 2020, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3908
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