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Bulgaria's PM Met with the US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa: The Current Situation Requires for Us to Be United

Today Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa. During the talks the efforts the two countries are making to combat the coronavirus were discussed. Another highlight of the meeting were the initiatives the US Embassy supported in helping Bulgaria during the state of emergency.

Trump’s Middle East plan enshrines the status quo

The United States doesn't need the Middle East the way it used to. As American energy production surges, the US has begun to disengage from the region (see Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya). And without the need to keep the broader Middle East peace for the sake of its energy interests, the US now has the luxury of choosing which battles it wants to wage.

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa Met with Defense Minister Karakachanov

Ambassador Mustafa attended a lunch meeting today with American and Bulgarian military leaders to advance development of our 10-Year Bilateral Defense Plan with Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov.  The U.S. Department of Defense Director for European Policy, Central and Southern Europe from the Office of the U.S.

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine, Cyprus trip to focus on Iraq

The breach of the US Embassy compound in Baghdad has prompted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to postpone his trip to Ukraine and four other countries.

Pompeo was to arrive in Ukraine late Thursday in his first visit to the country at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, then on to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Cyprus.

Two arrested after police raid Exarchia flats

Police have arrested two men after swooping on two flats in a building the central Athens district of Exarchia in the wake of clashes between police and protesters in the area.
During the raid on Monday, police confiscated materials typically used in violent demonstrations, including eight gas masks, three firecrackers, a smoke grenade and several rocks.

Police searching apartment building in Exarchia

Police were on Monday morning searching an apartment building where two people were arrested for possession of molotov cocktails late on Sunday.
The building is located in the central Athens neighborhood of Exarchia where police clashed with protesters after a march marking the 46th anniversary of a student uprising against the then-ruling Greek military dictatorship.