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Bulgarian Council of Ministers Approves Draft Agreement on Labour Migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine
Jun28

Bulgarian Council of Ministers Approves Draft Agreement on Labour Migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine

At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad
Jun28

Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad

At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

Macron says France will not recognise Crimea ‘annexation’
Jun26

Macron says France will not recognise Crimea ‘annexation’

President Emmanuel Macron said Monday France refuses to recognise Russia’s “annexation” of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, AFP reported. Speaking after talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Paris, Macron said: “France is committed to Ukraine’s sovereignty with its recognised borders.”/FOCUS News...

Daniel Asenov defends European boxing title
Jun24

Daniel Asenov defends European boxing title

Daniel Asenov has defended his European boxing title in the 52 kilogram weight category after a victory in the finals by referee decision versus Niall Farrell UK, at the European championship in Kharkiv, Ukraine. This is the second gold medal for the 20-year old Bulgarian competitor after winning the 2015 European championship in Samokov,...

Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy
Jun22

Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy

When President Trump began taking a wrecking ball to some of America’s traditional foreign policies, going so far as to threaten the country’s long and sturdy relationship with its Western European allies, many hoped that the other branches of government would provide a counterweight to the executive branch, and restrain his worst...

Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions
Jun21

Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions

President Donald Trump met with Ukraine’s president on Tuesday and expressed support for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine but said nothing about Russia’s role, while the U.S. government added to sanctions over Moscow’s actions, reported Reuters. Trump sat down in the Oval Office with Ukrainian President...

Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday
Jun20

Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday, Poroshenko’s office said, Reuters reported.”It is very important that my meeting, as the Ukrainian president, in the White House will be earlier than Putin’s meeting,” it quoted Poroshenko, who is already in the United...

Foreign Minister Zaharieva outlines foreign policy priorities of Bulgaria in front of diplomatic corps
Jun16

Foreign Minister Zaharieva outlines foreign policy priorities of Bulgaria in front of diplomatic corps

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has outlined the foreign policy priorities of the government before the diplomatic corps in this country. Especially important for the cabinet will be the accession of the country to Schengen and the Eurozone. The main topics of the forthcoming EU Council presidency of Bulgaria will be Brexit, the...

Joint military trainings of Bulgaria and Ukraine discussed
Jun14

Joint military trainings of Bulgaria and Ukraine discussed

Bulgarian Head of Defense Gen. Andrei Botsev and Ukraine’s Land Forces Commander Gen. Sergey Popko discussed options for joint participation of both states’ military formations in international trainings and exercises. Gen. Popko expressed his gratitude for taking care of Ukrainian soldiers and officers, treated and rehabbed at the...

Bulgarian Student Found Dead in Ukraine
Jun13

Bulgarian Student Found Dead in Ukraine

A Bulgarian student who was declared missing in Ukraine on 1 June been found dead, Ukrainian media report. Elya Dishli was a 4th year student of dental medicine in the Ukrainian city of Ivano – Frankivsk. She is a daughter of former Bulgarian MP from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Zia Dishli, reported BNR. Her body, discovered...

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