Foreign Ministry

Bulgaria’s Resigned Foreign Minister Hints at Parallel Foreign Policy on North Macedonia

The hearing of the resigned Foreign Minister Teodora Gencovska in parliament on the process of North Macedonia's accession to the EU and the decision-making to approve a negotiating framework has escalated into a scandal. For more than three hours, the deputies have been debating whether the procedure should be only in open session or in a closed one.

New documentary on leprosy in Sudan to bring about change

Ljubljana – A film about leprosy in Sudan by Slovenian human rights activists Tomo Križnar and Bojana Pivk Križnar premiered in Ljubljana on Monday. In a debate that followed, the chair of the WHO executive board and a Foreign Ministry official commented on the failure of institutions to tackle the issue, arguing for cooperation between authorities and NGOs.

Ukraine’s Ambassador in Bulgaria asked for Weapons with a Note to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ukrainian Ambassador to Bulgaria Vitalii Moskalenko has officially requested weapons from Bulgaria to Ukraine with a note addressed to our Foreign Ministry. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed to BNT that today they received the note and will send it within the competence of the government agencies involved in the topic.

Russia Voices Fury About Cancelling of Lavrov Visit to Serbia

Following days of uncertainty, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's visit to Serbia was cancelled on Monday after countries around Serbia closed their airspace to his aircraft - a move that that Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova described as "another closed channel of communication"

Three EU ambassadors to Turkey summoned over PKK concerns

French, German and Greek ambassadors to Turkey have been summoned to the Foreign Ministry over concerns about the activities and the latest protests of the PKK in their countries.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu declared the summoning of the France's and Germany's envoys last week.