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Turkey, Balkan states lead global police training co-operative
Now in its fourth year, INTERPA is a growing international organisation aimed at improving the quality of police training.
Police training academies from Turkey and several Balkan states helped establish the International Association of Police Academies (INTERPA) in 2011. [AFP]
The new vehicles will be sold in Southeast Europe and cost 135,000 euros. Also in business news: Bulgaria will receive 127 million euros from the EU to help establish an e-governance programme.
PARMA - Serbia's women volleyball team will play in Group B of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Championship in Italy, with the national teams of Brazil, Turkey, Bulgaria, Cameroon, and the winner of the qualifying tournament in Canada, it was decided at the draw ceremony in Parma, Italy, on Monday afternoon.
Irina Bokova is a Bulgarian politician and diplomat, the Director-General of UNESCO. In 2013, she was re-elected for a second term as the head of the organization.
Bokova has been a Foreign Minister of Bulgaria (1996-1997) during the government of PM Zhan Videnov, as well as a former Ambassador of Bulgaria to France and to Monaco.
Regional PMs hold trilateral meeting
RUSE -- Serbian PM Ivica Dačić met with his Romanian and Bulgarian counterparts and said that "mutual understanding is important for citizens of all three countries.
Serbia, he said, "expects continued support for the further the process of European integration from its two neighbors."
Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev will visit Qatar on March 10-12, said the President's press office.
He will have meetings with the emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the chairman of the consultative assembly of Qatar, Mohamed bin Mubarak al-Kholaifi, and other government officials.
The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is set to announce the "self-expulsion" of former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.
At its upcoming National Council on Friday, Bulgaria's ruling party will also declare the resignation of key BSP members who earlier joined Parvanov's splinter movement called Alternative for Bulgarian Renaissance (ABV), Dnevnik.bg has learned.
Joint naval exercises with Bulgarian, Romanian and US vessels are to take place in the Black Sea on March 11.
The naval forces of all three nations have stated no connection between the upcoming drill and the tensions on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is based, the Bulgarian National Radio has reported.