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The Metropolitan Library Presents an Exhibition for 140 Years of the State Gazette

An exhibition devoted to the 140th anniversary of the first issue of the State Gazette will be opened on July 22 from 11 am in the Central Lobby of the Sofia Library.

The event is called "Pages from the history of Bulgaria in the State Gazette 1879-2019". In the showcases you can see works from the "Book Heritage" fund at the Sofia Library related to the events of the exhibition.

Ekaterina Zaharieva Opened the Traditional Ambassador Conference in Sofia

To materialize Bulgaria's good political contacts abroad in economic results and to continue the care of Bulgarians abroad. That is why Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva called for the opening of the traditional ambassadorial conference in Sofia.

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Investing in Cybersecurity is Needed

,,We are making a competition for such specialists and nobody is coming'', said the Deputy Prime Minister, quoted by NOVA TV.

"Are we 100% protected in the IT era? Of course we are not. There is no state or institution which is ". This was stated in the show "Hello, Bulgaria" by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva.

PM Borissov: The F-16 Fighting Falcons Should Be Paid Immediately

Bulgaria should pay immediately for the 8 new F-16 fighter jets which will be acquired by the Bulgarian Armed Forces, this country's Premier Boyko Borissov said in the presence of Bulgarian ambassadors and diplomats and added that these fighter jets are the best military aircraft Bulgaria can afford at present.

Parliament’s Defence Committee Approved Contracts with the US for F-16 Aircrafts

Bulgarian Parliament's Defence Committee on July 17 approved the contracts with the United States for the purchase of the the F-16 fighter aircrafts with 13 votes in favour and 8 against, reports BNT. 

The decision was adopted with the votes of GERB, MRF and United Patriots without "Ataka". The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and Volya voted against.

Bulgaria Continues Talks with Volkswagen on Building a New Plant

The efforts of the government for the strategic investment of Volkswagen in Bulgaria continue. This became clear after a meeting of representatives of Automotive Cluster Bulgaria with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and ministers on July 17, reports BNT, 

U.S. Joins 11 NATO Allies for Breeze 2019 Maritime Exercise in Bulgaria

The United States and 11 NATO allies began their participation in the nine-day Breeze 19, a maritime exercise hosted by Bulgaria that included three U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft.

The exercise began Friday and is scheduled to conclude on July 21 near Varna in the Black Sea, according to a Naval news release Monday.

"Volya" Won't Support the Deal for the Purchase of the F-16 Aircraft

"Volya" won't support the deal for the purchase of eight F-16 fighters in the plenary, the party's press centre reported. The deal must be submitted for ratification by Parliament by the end of this week.

Volya's deputies will vote against the purchase of fighters in the defense committee scheduled for tomorrow and the Budget and Finance Committee scheduled for Wednesday.

Serbian Politician: Bulgarian Intelligence Officers Hinder Agreement with Kosovo

A team of intelligence officers, including Bulgarians, is trying to block an agreement between Kosovo and Serbia and works against the interests of Belgrade. This is what Serbian parliamentary committee for Kosovo, Milovan Drecun, said in an interview with Serbian newspaper Kurir. According to him, the team is based in Skopje.

New Balkan Diplomatic Scandal Involving Bulgarian PM Borisov

North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced he will take action and send a note to Bulgaria. The reason - words of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. Speaking in his speech, he called President of the Republic of North Macedonia Stevo Pandarovski a "Northern Macedonian politician".

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