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Orban hails whoever supports Bulgaria against migration
Sep07

Orban hails whoever supports Bulgaria against migration

At a forum in Krintsa Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban praised the countries which assist Bulgaria for the protection of its borders from illegal migration in Southeastern Europe. With the prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine attending Orban demanded protection of EU borders from uncontrolled migration and once...

Bulgaria Wouldn’t Back Waiver of EU Sanctions on Russia
Sep07

Bulgaria Wouldn’t Back Waiver of EU Sanctions on Russia

Russia disregarded international law and Bulgaria will not support an end to sanctions imposed by the EU, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.Mitov has told Reuters in an interview that Russia’s actions with regard to the Ukraine crisis “can’t be left without consequences and the only peaceful instrument is...

Bulgaria will not support abolition of EU sanctions against Russia
Sep07

Bulgaria will not support abolition of EU sanctions against Russia

Bulgaria will not support abolition of the EU sanctions against Russia, Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov said in an interview for Reuters. In Minister Mitov’s view, Russia violated the international law and order during the Ukrainian crisis, which can’t be left without consequences and sanctions are the only...

Bulgarian FM Daniel Mitov takes part in meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers
Sep02

Bulgarian FM Daniel Mitov takes part in meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov takes part in an informal meeting of foreign ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), held in Potsdam, Germany, at the initiative of the current German presidency of the OSCE. The focus of the meeting was security challenges, the conflict in Ukraine, migration crisis, the...

14th International Fair of Traditional Crafts at Etar, Gabrovo
Sep02

14th International Fair of Traditional Crafts at Etar, Gabrovo

In the period September 2 – 6 the Etar Ethnographic Open-Air Museum near the town of Gabrovo, Central North Bulgaria will host the 14th International Fair of Traditional Crafts. “The event is a museum product and has the task to educate and not just entertain the visitors, which makes it different from other initiatives of that kind,” says...

Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Top Threats to National Security
Sep02

Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Top Threats to National Security

Bulgaria’s Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis. The documents says terrorist and unconventional threats to Bulgaria have been rising throughout the year. Challenges to Bulgaria’s national security stem mainly from the...

Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Threat to National Security
Sep02

Bulgaria MPs See Syria Crisis, Migrants as Threat to National Security

Bulgaria’s Parliament on Thursday approved the yearly report on the state of national security for 2015, highlighting the conflict in Syria and the migrant crisis. The documents says terrorist and unconventional threats to Bulgaria have been rising throughout the year. Challenges to Bulgaria’s national security stem mainly from the...

Bulgarian Parliament adopts security report for 2015
Sep01

Bulgarian Parliament adopts security report for 2015

The Bulgarian National Assembly has adopted an annual report on the national security of Bulgaria for 2015, which shows growth of security threats to this country and Europe as a whole. The report points out the actions and measures taken by the Bulgarian government to address foreign risks to national security. In 2015, these challenges and...

Bulgarians and foreigners join 65th International Cycling Tour of Bulgaria
Aug29

Bulgarians and foreigners join 65th International Cycling Tour of Bulgaria

The 65th International Cycling Tour of Bulgaria takes place in the period August 28 – September 2. It started in Sofia and the final is scheduled for the town of Troyan, central North Bulgaria. The overall length of the tour is 899 km, which are to be covered in 6 stages. 16 teams will join the contest – 3 of them Bulgarian and 13 from abroad – 2...

Irish Revenue Seize over 18,000 Smuggled Cigarettes Originating from Bulgaria, Ukraine
Aug26

Irish Revenue Seize over 18,000 Smuggled Cigarettes Originating from Bulgaria, Ukraine

The Irish authorities have seized more than 18,800 smuggled cigarettes which originated from Bulgaria and Ukraine. The cigarettes with an estimated retail value of more than EUR 9,400 were first detected in two mail centres, according to Irish media reports. The illicit cigarettes have been seized during searches by Revenue officers at a house in...

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