Assistant Secretary Donfried’s Remarks at Gala Reception at American University of Bulgaria Thursday, May 19, 2022

Assistant Secretary Donfried’s Remarks at Gala Reception at American University of Bulgaria Thursday, May 19, 2022 Published “as prepared”   Thank you very much for the warm welcome. I am thrilled to be here in Bulgaria, and I’m especially delighted to join you this evening to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the American University in …

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Ambassador Mustafa Speech at G.S. Rakovsky Military Academy 12-16-2021

Inspiring Bulgarian Leadership Ambassador Herro Mustafa G.S. Rakovsky Military Academy December 16, 2021 Good afternoon. It is an honor and a privilege to be here this afternoon, with all of you, Bulgaria’s current and future military leaders. Truly, this is an honor. And I would like to say a special thank you to Major General …

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Joint Statement from Chairman Menendez and Ranking Member Risch on U.S.-Bulgaria Bilateral Relationship March 04, 2021

Joint Statement from Chairman Menendez and Ranking Member Risch on U.S.- Bulgaria Bilateral Relationship March 04, 2021 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ranking Member Jim Risch (R-Idaho) issued the following statement on the U.S.-Bulgaria relationship as the country begins the official campaigning period for parliamentary elections: “The United States and Bulgaria have a robust and growing relationship that, like the NATO alliance …

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Demonstration Alert: Annual Lukov March – February 13, 2021

Event:  All U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the areas impacted by the annual Lukov March, planned for Saturday, February 13, 2021.  The march is expected to start at the National Palace of Culture (NDK) at approximately 5:00 pm, but we advise U.S. citizens to avoid the area from noon.  Approximately 300-500 participants are expected.  …

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Europe Must Put Security First with 5G

EU communications ministers will gather in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss how to safeguard emerging fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks. Their decisions could have lasting impacts on European countries’ ability to protect their people’s privacy, and ultimately, safeguard their freedoms. 5G networks will soon touch every aspect of life, including critical infrastructure. Innovative new capabilities will power …

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Worldwide Caution

Last Updated: March 6, 2017   As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This …

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Protest Advisory

Pro-Nazi and Nationalist Groups to March and Protest on Saturday, February 18, 2017 The Embassy has been informed of a planned march and protest through parts of the city on Saturday, February 18th.  The organizers of the protest plan to march from NDK to 1 Trakiya St., approximately during the hours of 1700 to 2100.  Information …

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