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Bulgaria Minister: Macedonia Suffers from Identity Crisis

The Bulgaria minister without portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, described Macedonia as a country which suffers from identity crisis.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2009, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2445

Interim ChargГ© d'Affaires Heads US Embassy to Bulgaria

Ambassador John Ordway is going to serve as the Interim Chargé d'Affaires at the US Embassy in Sofia, the Embassy press service announced Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 7, 2009, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2218

Erotic Star Diplomat Becomes Bulgaria's New Consul in Chicago

Lila Georgieva, a young Bulgarian diplomat who spurred a scandal with erotic photos, has been appointed Bulgaria's consul in Chicago.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 09:15 | Viewed: 20567

Macedonia Slams Bulgaria Interference in Mitrova Case

Macedonia has rejected the request of the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry to reconsider the three month jail sentence of Bulgarian citizen Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2549

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry Interferes in Macedonia Court Decision

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has decided to interfere in the case with the Bulgarian citizen Spaska Mitrova who has been sent to jail in Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 4, 2009, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2020

Bulgaria Former FBI Head Moves to Thessaloniki as Consul

Petko Sertov, who resigned earlier in the week as Director of the Bulgarian State National Security Agency (DANS), dubbed the country's FBI, will be appointed general consul in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 4, 2009, Tuesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1840

Nationalist Leader: Bulgaria Must Veto Macedonia's EU, NATO Entry

Krasimir Karakachanov, leader of the Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO, demanded Sunday that Macedonia stopped what he called repressions against Bulgarian citizens.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 13:45 | Viewed: 3850

Foreign Minister: Bulgaria to Rethink Russia Energy Projects

The fact that Bulgaria has good cultural and political relations with Russia does not mean that it shouldn't reconsider it participation in the large-scale Russian energy projects.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1719

Bulgaria President Awarded Azerbaijani Ilyas Efediyev Prize

Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov has been awarded the International Prize Ilyas Efediyev by an Azerbaijani official in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2009, Saturday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1701

PM Borisov Sends Plane to Iran to Bring Home Sick Bulgarian Sailor

New Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has ordered the sending of a special plane to Iran in order to bring back to Bulgaria a sick Bulgarian sailor.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 31, 2009, Friday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2551

Macedonia Appoints New Ambassador to Bulgaria

The Republic of Macedonia has appointed Alexander Vasilevski, a career diplomat, as the country's new Ambassador to Bulgaria, the Macedonian press announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 31, 2009, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1884

Macedonia Press: Minister Dimitrov Resurrected Bulgarian Fascism

Bulgaria's new Minister without Portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, has resurrected Bulgarian fascism, according to the Macedonian newspaper "Vreme".

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 4658

Ambassador McEldowney Leaves Bulgaria-US Relations "Better than Ever"

A day before leaving Bulgaria, the outgoing US Ambassador in Sofia, Nancy McEldowney, said in a departure statement that the bilateral relations had never been better.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2937

Bulgaria New Government Frowns at Socialists Last-Minute Appointments

The new ambassadors and general consuls that were appointed at the last session of the previous Socialist-led government are likely to lose their jobs, it emerged on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1791

US President Obama Congratulates New Bulgaria PM Borisov

US President Barack Obama will become the first world leader to officially congratulate new Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov on his appointment.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1626

New Bulgaria PM Borisov, Turkey PM Erdogan Vow to Cooperate

Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, conducted a 30-minute phone conversation Tuesday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2009, Tuesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 2323

Ellenbogen "Touched" by US Envoy to Bulgaria Reports

Marc S. Ellenbogen, the possible next US Ambassador to Bulgaria, has neither confirmed or denied media reports regarding his appointment.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2009, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 2018

Tough Negotiator Ellenbogen to Become US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Marc S. Ellenbogen is going to be the new US Ambassador to Bulgaria, local media report Friday, citing the daily Standard.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2009, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 7461

US President Obama Congratulates Bulgaria on NATO Anniversary

US President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov on the fifth anniversary of Bulgaria's accession to NATO.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2009, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1104

Outgoing US Ambassador to Bulgaria Awarded Highest Order

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, awarded Thursday the outgoing US Ambassador, Nancy McEldowney, with the highest Stara Planina order.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2738

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Advises against Travel to Indonesia

The Consular Directorate of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry recommended that Bulgarian citizens avoid traveling to or via Indonesia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 17, 2009, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 2568
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