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      Foreign Minister Mitov: “Bulgaria is predictable, reliable EU member-state”
      Feb02

      Foreign Minister Mitov: “Bulgaria is predictable, reliable EU member-state”

      Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has had a working meeting today with ambassadors of EU member-states in Bulgaria, the ministry reports. Issues from the international agenda have been discussed, such as the conflict in Ukraine, the situation in the Middle East, the West Balkans and also regional security, along with the economic challenges, faced by...

      Remembering Dimitar Shishmanov
      Jan30

      Remembering Dimitar Shishmanov

      Dimitar Shishmanov’s legacy is little known in Bulgaria. He was a lawyer, diplomat, writer and humanist. In fact his father Prof. Ivan Shishmanov who was a leading literary critic and folklorist, champion of the pan-European idea and statesman involved in the creation of a range of cultural institutions, is much better known today. A few...

      Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on official visit to Germany
      Jan29

      Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on official visit to Germany

      Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov met with representatives of the German government and the Bundestag during the first day of his official visit to Germany. Bilateral issues were discussed, along with the current situation in Ukraine, the energy security, the expansion of the EU and its refugee policy. Minister Mitov expressed his expectations for...

      New gas connection to bring fuel to Bulgaria
      Jan29

      New gas connection to bring fuel to Bulgaria

      Slovakia launches the idea for a new gas connection, through which countries like Bulgaria and Serbia could receive blue fuel even in case Russian supplies through the Ukraine are cut. It is expected that within two weeks’ time Slovakia’s gas transport company Eustream will sign a memorandum for understanding with Bulgarian and...

      USA supports gas alternative for Bulgaria
      Jan28

      USA supports gas alternative for Bulgaria

      Washington supports an interconnector between Bulgaria and Greece, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Euroasian Affairs Victoria Nuland said for the Brookings Institution, NY. Washington upholds an interconnector gas pipeline between Greece and Bulgaria, which will allow the latter to receive gas from Athens via a liquefied gas...

      Hidden Before Your Eyes
      Jan28

      Hidden Before Your Eyes

      Fifty little known heritage sites scattered amid breathtaking natural scenery are going to encourage Bulgarians to travel more in their home country. These veritable tourist gems will be advertised in the course of close to one year in a recently launched nationwide campaign promoting domestic tourism with the slogan Hidden Before Your Eyes. The...

      Bulgarians from Odessa region rebel against imposed mobilization
      Jan28

      Bulgarians from Odessa region rebel against imposed mobilization

      About 500 Bessarabian Bulgarians from the village of Kulevcha in Odessa region stood up, Friday to protest against the attempts of Kiev authorities for a forceful mobilization. Local men acutely confronted and chased away the military recruitment team sent from Kiev. The Bulgarians from Kulevcha posted in the Internet a video showing the protests...

      Bulgaria considers measures to compensate for reduced number of Russian tourists
      Jan26

      Bulgaria considers measures to compensate for reduced number of Russian tourists

      The Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova expects a significant decline of Russian and Ukrainian tourists visiting Bulgaria this year. That is why measures that the Ministry of Tourism is taking to reduce the negative effects on Bulgarian tourism include finding ways to increase the number of Bulgarians spending their vacations in the...

      Bulgaria concerned about exacerbated tension in Eastern Ukraine
      Jan24

      Bulgaria concerned about exacerbated tension in Eastern Ukraine

      We express our deep concern about the exacerbation of the tension in Eastern Ukraine due to the renewed military actions and the growing number of human casualties, including civilians, a statement of the foreign ministry of Bulgaria reads. We are afraid that the latest heavy incidents might endanger the future of this crisis’ peaceful...

      Jens Stoltenberg: “Bulgaria is key ally on NATO’s eastern flank”
      Jan23

      Jens Stoltenberg: “Bulgaria is key ally on NATO’s eastern flank”

      During his first visit to Bulgaria Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg assed highly this country as an ally of the alliance. Regional and energy security, the execution of NATO’s Readiness Action Plan, adopted at the September 2014 Summit in Wales, NATO’s support for Ukraine and its role in the Western Balkans, Afghanistan etc....