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Bulgaria to Accept up to 2 Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria will most probably accept one or two detainees from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, responding positively to Washington request to house prisoners.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 18:29 | Viewed: 2233

Bulgaria Says Yes to Double Citizenship for Emigrants in US

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has assuaged widespread fears among emigrants in the United States, saying they will not be stripped of Bulgarian citizenship.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2208

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Jeleva Heads for the Vatican

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister Rumiana Jeleva will pay a visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, the foreign minister announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2009, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1435

Sarkozy Aide Picked for Bulgaria Consul in New York - Report

An expert with experience in Sarkozy administration, who recently served as foreign policy councilor to the Bulgarian prime minister, has been appointed the country's consul in New York, according to reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2009, Tuesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 3379

No Deadline for Bulgaria Decision on Guantanamo Prisoners

The United States does not press the Bulgaria government into a quick decision on whether to host Guantanamo Bay detainees, a Bulgarian official said on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 15, 2009, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 1688

Bulgaria PM to Seek Parliament Support for Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has stated that the government will want a mandate from all of the Parliamentary groups to adopt any plan to accept Guantanamo Bay prisoners from the US.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2066

Bulgaria Confirms US Request to Accept Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has confirmed that Bulgaria has held talks with the US regarding accepting former prisoners of "Guantanamo Bay" on its territory.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1829

USA Asks Bulgaria to Accept Guantanamo Prisoners - Report

The USA is offering Bulgaria to take in inmates from the Guantanamo Prison, and are expecting the decision of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, on that matter.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2009, Friday // 20:29 | Viewed: 2475

Bulgaria PM Encourages Neighborly Macedonian Progress

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has denied that Bulgaria was among the countries that had blocked the fixing of a date for Macedonia to begin EU accession negotiations.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2009, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1941

Serbian Press Surfs Anti-Bulgaria Wave over Kosovo

A day after a Serbian daily slammed Bulgaria as "a backstabber", another Belgrade-based newspaper carries on the same furious line, saying Bulgarians always hit Serbians when they are at a loss which side to take.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 6, 2009, Sunday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3506

Bulgaria New Commissioner Violated EU Code of Conduct - Report

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister and new EU Commissioner-designate, Rumiana Jeleva, announced she had agreed to be nominated as Deputy Chair of the European People's Party (EPP).

Politics » Diplomacy | December 5, 2009, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 2228

Serbian Press: Bulgaria Is Backstabber

An article titled "Bulgaria Stabs Us in the Back Once Again" was published Saturday in the Serbian daily "Politika," the Bulgarian news agency BGNES reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 5, 2009, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 4652

Bulgaria Ex Ambassador to US Eyes Thessaloniki Consulate

Lachezar Petkov, who recently resigned as Bulgaria's ambassador to the United States, is reportedly likely to be appointed general consul of the country to Thessaloniki.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 4, 2009, Friday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1750

Bulgaria President Announces Resignation of Ambassador to US

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, informed Tuesday that the country's Ambassador to the US, Lachezar Petkov, has officially submitted his resignation.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgaria Govt Cries Foul over Management of Property Abroad

The management of the Bulgarian state-owned property abroad has been chaotic and detrimental, an official audit, conducted by the new center-right government, shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 30, 2009, Monday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1762

New Bulgaria EU Commissioner: My Foreign Ministry Successor Unclear

Bulgaria's new EU Commissioner, Rumiana Jeleva, has said it was still unclear who would succeed her as the country's new Foreign Minister.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 27, 2009, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgaria Strikes Settlement on Berlin Diplomatic Property Case

Bulgaria has reached an out-of-court settlement over the use of real estate property in the downtown of the German capital Berlin, the Foreign Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 26, 2009, Thursday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2241

Toothache Halts Bulgaria Beseiged Ambassador to US from Showing up at Parliament

The controversial Bulgarian Ambassador to the US, Lachezar Petkov, failed to honor an invitation to come to the Parliament over his aching teeth.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 26, 2009, Thursday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgarian Expats Demand Recall of Ambassador in US

The Association "Voting without Boundaries," created by Bulgarians abroad, is standing against the acts committed by the Bulgarian Ambassador to US, Lachezar Petkov, and demands his immediate recall.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 25, 2009, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1984

Bulgaria Foreign Minister in DC Lecture: Nabucco, South Stream Remain on Paper

Foreign Minister, Rumiana Jeleva, has declared Bulgaria was interested in participating in both Nabucco and South Stream gas transit pipelines as part of its energy sources diversification policy.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 25, 2009, Wednesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1928

Bulgaria, Greece to Open Makaza Border Crossing Point in 2010

The new Kardzhali-Komotini border cross point between Bulgaria and Greece will open in 2010 to ease the increased automobile traffic between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 24, 2009, Tuesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 4361
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