US Ambassador Herro Mustafa: Trump-Borissov meeting elevates bilateral relations to next level

The new US Ambassador to Bulgaria, who entered office just a month ago, has held a speech to the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria. In it, Ambassador Herro Mustafa outlined the priorities that she would work on during her term in office. She started her..

published on 11/29/19 4:40 PM

USA to get its share of failed Russian energy projects in Bulgaria

As he was leaving for the US, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov stated he would not allow a NATO military base in the Bulgarian Black Sea area. Borissov rarely wastes words, he knew that nobody in Washington would ask something like this of Bulgaria...

published on 11/26/19 1:25 PM

PM Boyko Borissov’s talks in Thessaloniki – an element of a heightened activity in the Balkans

Within the frameworks of the 4 th summit in Thessaloniki, taking place under the patronage of Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov held talks with his counterparts from Greece and North Macedonia -..

published on 11/15/19 1:04 PM

Three decades after November 10, 1989

November 10, 1989, began as an ordinary day for the citizens of the People’s Republic of Bulgaria, but the subsequent events made it an important historical date connected with the beginning of the transition period from socialism to..

published on 11/10/19 8:10 AM

Parties and coalitions of various colours win latest local elections in Bulgaria

Judging by the official data of the Central Election Commission, the balance of powers in this country has not changed after the run-off elections held on November 3. GERB party continues to be the main political party in the Bulgarian towns,..

published on 11/4/19 2:51 PM

Athens considers Sofia a strategic partner

Dimitrios Chronopoulos is the new ambassador of Greece to Bulgaria. He arrived in Sofia only recently but he has already been up on Mount Vitosha because he and his wife are fond of hiking and of discovering the capital of Bulgaria by going..

published on 10/28/19 4:30 PM

No substantial change of balance of powers registered after first round of local elections in Bulgaria

Judging by the statements of the leaders of GERB and the Bulgarian Socialist party after the first round of the local elections held in this country, it turns out that the main ruling party and the main oppositional party are satisfied with the..

published on 10/28/19 11:57 AM

EC Monitoring Mechanism on Bulgaria – concluded or not?

The European Commission announced that the progress made by Bulgaria under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism is sufficient to meet this country’s commitments made at the time of its accession to the EU in 2007. However, the EC made it..

published on 10/23/19 1:39 PM

Ambassador Hasan Ulusoy: Ankara is pleased with Sofia’s reactions about situation in Syria

One week after Turkey undertook its third military operation in North Syria, this time west of Euphrates River, the Security Council at the Bulgarian Council of Ministers held an extraordinary sitting in relation with the complicated situation..

published on 10/16/19 1:12 PM

Bulgaria calls on Turkey to cease military operation in Syria

Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov convened an extraordinary meeting of the Security Council at the Bulgarian Council of Ministers to discuss the complicated situation in Syria and the possible risks for Bulgaria. Premier Borissov informed this..

published on 10/15/19 1:43 PM