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Diplomat Magazine: Three Women from E. Europe in Race for UN’s Top Job
Dec09

Diplomat Magazine: Three Women from E. Europe in Race for UN’s Top Job

For the first time since the creation of the United Nations 70 years ago, female candidates are being mentioned among the likely successors of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Venetia van Kuffeler writes in an article in the December-January issue of London-based Diplomat magazine. Bulgarian-born Irina Bokova and Kristalina Georgieva as well as...

Bulgarian Stream to replace South Stream?
Dec08

Bulgarian Stream to replace South Stream?

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev announced in parliament recently that Bulgaria was conducting negotiations with the European Commission on a possible construction, to the territory of the country, of a scaled-down version of the project for the delivery of Russian gas along South Stream via Bulgaria, a project that came to nothing....

Bulgaria and echo of NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels
Dec06

Bulgaria and echo of NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels

At the beginning of the week at NATO Headquarters in Brussels a meeting of foreign ministers of member states of the alliance took place as a step in the preparation before the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Warsaw in July 2016. Due to unprecedented challenges to international security, key decisions related to the further...

Tourism Minister: 4.5 Million Foreigners Visited Bulgaria Last Summer
Dec05

Tourism Minister: 4.5 Million Foreigners Visited Bulgaria Last Summer

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova stated on Saturday that 4.5 million foreign tourists visited Bulgaria in the summer of this year, which represented a drop of 3.3 %. Angelkova added that according to expectations, the number of tourists from Ukraine and Russia decreased by 25 %. However there was a forecast for 30 % increase in the number of...

Russian Sanctions Will Not Bring Turkey to Its Knees – Turkish Ambassador to Bulgaria
Dec05

Russian Sanctions Will Not Bring Turkey to Its Knees – Turkish Ambassador to Bulgaria

According to Turkish ambassador to Bulgaria His Excellency Suleyman Gokce, the sanctions imposed by Moscow in response to the downing of the Russian Su-24 bomber by two Turkish F-16 fighter jets on the Turkish-Syrian border on November 24, will not bring Ankara to its knees. Gokce noted that Turkey is a great country, being the sixteenth largest...

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt: Bulgaria Has Potential to Develop into Gas Hub
Dec03

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt: Bulgaria Has Potential to Develop into Gas Hub

“For too long Bulgaria and other countries of the region have been concentrating on large scale pipeline projects such as South Stream and have left behind the development of important regional infrastructure, notably interconnections with neighbouring countries,” Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director Internal Energy Market at the European...

Russia Will Respond to NATO Membership Invitation to Montenegro, Kremlin Says  
Dec02

Russia Will Respond to NATO Membership Invitation to Montenegro, Kremlin Says  

Russia will have to react to NATO’s invitation to Montenegro to join the Alliance, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said. “Moscow has always noted at various levels that the continuing expansion of NATO and NATO’s military infrastructure to the East, of course, cannot but lead to response actions from the East, namely from...

Russia Will Respond to NATO Invitation to Montenegro to Join, Kremlin Says  
Dec02

Russia Will Respond to NATO Invitation to Montenegro to Join, Kremlin Says  

Russia will have to react to NATO’s invitation to Montenegro to join the Alliance, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said. “Moscow has always noted at various levels that the continuing expansion of NATO and NATO’s military infrastructure to the East, of course, cannot but lead to response actions from the East, namely from...

US military equipment arrives to Bulgaria
Dec01

US military equipment arrives to Bulgaria

About 70 units of US military technical equipment will be transferred to Romania from Germany today, and later in December the equipment will be deployed in Bulgaria and Lithuania as well, said Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis. The supplies will be put through within the frame of the programme for military partnership “Atlantic Resolve”. The...

NATO Foreign Ministers to Discuss Security Challenges, Relations with Russia
Dec01

NATO Foreign Ministers to Discuss Security Challenges, Relations with Russia

The foreign ministers of NATO member countries will convene at a two-day meeting in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss current security issues and challenges. The main issues on the agenda are Afghanistan, challenges from the south, relations with Russia, support to Ukraine and Montenegro’s bid to join NATO. The ministerial starts...

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