North Africa

Libya, Bulgaria Review Resumption of Cooperation

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva met with Libya's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Sayala in Brussels to discuss the upcoming visit to Bulgaria by Libya's Head of Presidential Council Fayez al-Sarraj, said the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reported libyanexpress.com

Libyan Tanker Returned in Bulgarian Waters

Libyan tanker Badr, which was renamed Bdin and his property changed, has returned to a Bulgarian waters, according to marinetraffic.com.

The property of the tanker, that is Libyan state-owned company is about $ 40 million, was changed on December 21, and it went into the hands of Bulgarian company Bulgargeoin, which claims old receivables to the Libyan state for over $ 9 million.

Migrant fishermen who rescued Mati fire victims to be made Greek citizens

Three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly wildfire near Athens last summer are to be made Greek citizens.

The three migrants, two Egyptians and one Albanian, will be granted citizenship during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday in recognition of their actions.

Bulgarian Coastguard Police Uses Force to Seize Libyan Vessel Badr, Evicts Crew

The Bulgarian coastguard police has used force to evacuate the Libyan crew on the Libyan vessel Badr that is docked in a Bulgarian port, a joint statement by the National Company of Sea Transport and Ports Authority revealed Saturday, reports Libya Observer. 

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