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President of Ukraine on Bulgaria visit
Jun30

President of Ukraine on Bulgaria visit

At the invitation of President Rosen Plevneliev, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is going to pay a one-day official visit toBulgaria. Central to the talks will be trade-economic and investment cooperation, regional security and the topical issues on Europe’s political agenda. …read more Source: Radio...

Sofia favors stronger NATO Black Sea presence
Jun30

Sofia favors stronger NATO Black Sea presence

In connection with security in the Black Sea region and Bulgaria’s position on the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has told parliament that Bulgaria supports stronger NATO presence in the Black Sea with a view to deterrence and prevention of conflicts in the region. Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has...

Ukraine’s Poroshenko to Discuss Investment, Security on Sofia Visit
Jun30

Ukraine’s Poroshenko to Discuss Investment, Security on Sofia Visit

Ukrainian President Petro Porosehnko is visiting Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on Thursday to meet counterpart Rosen Plevneliev and discuss bilateral issues, the latter’s press office has said. Issues such as economic and investment cooperation, regional and international security, and specific bilateral documents will be on the agenda,...

Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017
Jun29

Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree extending the ban on food imports from EU member states and other western countries by 18 months. The restriction was introduced in the sumer of 2014, in response to economic sanctions imposed by Western states on Moscow over the developments in Ukraine. Signed on Wednesday and available online...

Russia’s Foreign Policy ‘Confrontational’ – Bulgarian FM
Jun29

Russia’s Foreign Policy ‘Confrontational’ – Bulgarian FM

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has described policies applied by Russia in the Black Sea region “confrontational”. Mitov, attending a parliamentary hearing called by the opposition to discuss the security environment in the Black Sea, said the country’s policies, its modernized military capabilities and its...

One Ukrainian, One Iranian Reported as Victims of Istanbul Airport Terror Attack
Jun29

One Ukrainian, One Iranian Reported as Victims of Istanbul Airport Terror Attack

An Iranian and a Ukrainian are among victims of the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport, the AP reported on Wednesday, citing Turkish officials. Tuesday’s attack involving gunfire and three suicide bombings killed 36 people and wounded around 150 others at the city’s main airport. Reuters quoted Saudi media...

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress
Jun26

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress

Korneliya Ninova, the recently elected leader of the socialist opposition in Bulgaria, begins a two-day visit to Moscow on Sunday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)’s press office says. Ninova was earlier invited to head a BSP delegation to attend the 15th congress of United Russia, the ruling party in the country whose former leader is...

Bulgaria Never Made Commitments to Participate in Black Sea Flotilla with Romania, Turkey
Jun24

Bulgaria Never Made Commitments to Participate in Black Sea Flotilla with Romania, Turkey

Bulgaria had never made commitments to participate in the establishment of a trilateral flotilla in the Black Sea or any other regional initiatives with Turkey and Romania. This was stated by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev in a joint briefing on Friday. Mitov and Nenchev spoke to journalists after a...

Bulgaria Never Made Commitments to Participate in Black Sea Flotilla
Jun24

Bulgaria Never Made Commitments to Participate in Black Sea Flotilla

Bulgaria had never made commitments to participate in the establishment of a trilateral flotilla in the Black Sea or any other regional initiatives with Turkey and Romania. This was stated by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev in a joint briefing on Friday. Mitov and Nenchev spoke to journalists after a...

Bulgarian Foreign Minister, WJC Delegation Discuss Challenges to Regional, Global Security
Jun23

Bulgarian Foreign Minister, WJC Delegation Discuss Challenges to Regional, Global Security

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and visiting representatives of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) discussed challenges to regional and global security, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia announced in a statement on Thursday. The crisis in the Ukraine, the situation in the Black Sea region and the Middle East as well as the migration...

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