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July 27, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Turkish foreign ministry is to appoint career diplomat Hasan Ulusoy as Ankara’s ambassador in Sofia, and is sending the current Turkish ambassador to Bulgaria, Süleyman Gökçe, to Guatemala. This […]

Bulgarian nationalist leader calls for expulsion of Turkish ambassador, recall of Bulgaria’s ambassador in Ankara

April 26, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Valeri Simeonov, co-leader of the nationalist United Patriots that is poised to become a partner in GERB party leader Boiko Borissov’s next coa ...

Turkish ambassador: Ankara does not interfere in the internal affairs of Bulgaria

April 25, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Turkey does not interfere in and influence the internal affairs of any country, including Bulgaria, Ankara’s ambassador in Sofia Süleyman Gök ...

Bulgarian caretaker Justice Minister fires official over unconstitutional draft bill limiting voting rights abroad

April 5, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

A controversial draft bill that would have curtailed the voting rights of Bulgarians abroad has been withdrawn and the official responsible for postin ...

  • Police remove barricades at Turkish-Bulgarian border
    March 24, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Amid growing tension between Sofia and Ankara, Bulgarian police on Friday removed barricades protesters had erected at at least two border crossings with Turkey. Bulgarian nationalists had attempted to prevent Bulgarian-Turkish […]