Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dacic receives Venezuelan FM

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic on Friday received Venezuelan FM Yvan Gil Pinto, who is on an official visit to Serbia.

At a joint press conference after the meeting, Dacic announced Serbia would open an embassy in Venezuela to facilitate bilateral cooperation.

Is Zelensky coming to Bulgaria?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is coming to Bulgaria on Thursday, several Bulgarian publications reported last night. However, the information was never confirmed by any institution. Only the Council of Ministers sent a message to the media that they could not confirm Zelensky's visit, but they did not deny it.

Bulgaria’s Reaction to the Civil War in Russia

"The situation in Russia is dynamic, the situation is scarce. We need to know the real reasons for what is happening - whether Prigozhin's goal is the overthrow of Putin, or his old quarrels with the Ministry of Defense and the struggle for supremacy at the front." President Rumen Radev said this to the media today before the start of the Wachau Forum in Austria.

Bulgaria: Deputy PM Mariya Gabriel accepted the post of Foreign Minister from Ivan Kondov

At a ceremony this morning, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel accepted the position in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the Acting Foreign Minister Ivan Kondov.

"All together we must defend the place and role of our country in the EU and in the world. Let's turn challenges into opportunities," said Gabriel during the ceremony.

Adviser to a Bulgarian PM leaked Classified Information to a citizen of North Macedonia

It has been established that an adviser to a Bulgarian Prime Minister coordinated the position of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a Macedonian citizen during the negotiation process of the Republic of North Macedonia with the EU.

Radev with his First Comment on the Leaked Recordings: The Services do not belong to the President

"Anyone who has the ambition to make any deep changes in the services must be fully aware that these services do not belong to the president, they belong to Bulgaria and are under the direct operational leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - in the person of the Prime Minister, not of the president.