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Bulgaria’s FM Dismisses Rumours of Torn Bulgarian Flags in Kiev
Jul08

Bulgaria’s FM Dismisses Rumours of Torn Bulgarian Flags in Kiev

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov dismissed recent rumours about fifteen Bulgarian flags having been ripped in Kiev. Mitov stated that the ministry will check the information, but he personally doubted that such an incident has taken place, he said in an interview for private bTV station on Wednesday. According to information of local...

President Rossen Plevneliev speaks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko
Jul08

President Rossen Plevneliev speaks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko

Bulgaria supports the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, said President Rosen Plevneliev after talks in Kiev with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko. Sofia does not recognize the annexation of Kiev and Sevastopol, nor the results of referendums illegally implemented there, said the head of state and hailed the...

Mysterious Flags in Kiev Downtown: Russian or Bulgarian?
Jul07

Mysterious Flags in Kiev Downtown: Russian or Bulgarian?

Incidents with flags waving in the central area of Ukraine’s capital Kiev sparked much controversy on Tuesday, leaving media outlets divided over whether they were Bulgarian or Russian.Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev is visiting Ukraine on Tuesday and Wednesday to meet several officials including counterpart Petro Poroshenko....

Bulgaria, Ukraine Presidents Agree to Renew Sofia-Kiev Flights
Jul07

Bulgaria, Ukraine Presidents Agree to Renew Sofia-Kiev Flights

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko have agreed to resume flights between the capitals of their respective countries, media outlets report.The development comes as President Plevneliev is on a visit to Kiev Tuesday and Wednesday, the first trip of a Bulgarian head of state to Ukraine in the past 12...

Bulgaria returns to 65th position in the world in terms of exports for 2014
Jul07

Bulgaria returns to 65th position in the world in terms of exports for 2014

The Bulgarian Industrial Association has circulated a study that indicates that a drop in sales of 1 percent brings Bulgaria back to 65th position in the world in terms of exports of goods for 2014, with two positions down compared to 2013. Measured in dollars, the overall exports amount to 29.3 billion. A significant decline in exports is...

President Plevneliev starts official visit to Ukraine
Jul07

President Plevneliev starts official visit to Ukraine

On July 7 and 8 Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev is paying an official visit to Kyiv at the invitation of his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko. Talks will focus on the state of bilateral political dialogue, trade and economic cooperation, relations in the energy sphere, in tourism, education, Ukraine’s EU perspective as well as...

Bulgarian, Ukrainian FMs Discuss Possible Launching of Ferry on Danube
Jul07

Bulgarian, Ukrainian FMs Discuss Possible Launching of Ferry on Danube

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the possibility of launching a ferry on the Danube connecting the two countries.At their meeting on Monday, Mitov and Klimkin also discussed plans for the repair of the road between Odessa and Reni, TASS news agency reports.The two foreign ministers also...

Bulgaria, Poland to Agree on Maintenance of  MiG-29 Jets by End of July
Jul07

Bulgaria, Poland to Agree on Maintenance of MiG-29 Jets by End of July

Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said that Bulgaria is working on finalising the contract with Poland on the maintenance of the MiG-29 fighter jets.The contract is expected to be signed by the end of the month, Nenchev said in an interview for Reuters.Until now, the maintenance of the Soviet jets was carried out by Russia, but in a move to...

Minister Mitov: Bulgaria to help Ukraine on its way to EU
Jul06

Minister Mitov: Bulgaria to help Ukraine on its way to EU

I want to see Ukraine where Bulgaria is- in the European Union, Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov said during his visit to Odessa, Ukraine. Minister Mitov held a series of meetings with representatives of the Bulgarian community in Ukraine. He also talked with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin and the Governor of the...

Prices of Visas to Bulgaria Go Up for Russian Citizens
Jul06

Prices of Visas to Bulgaria Go Up for Russian Citizens

The agency issuing visas to Bulgaria for Russians has moved to raise the price of visas as of June 29.The measure has been in force since June 29 (last Monday) and was introduced due to the rouble’s fall against the euro, an official statement [RU] reads.Visa officials on both sides are yet to comment.The new amount of money needed to...

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