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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Country-Specific Information: Bulgaria has 7175 reported cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Bulgaria has 267 reported fatalities from COVID-19 within its borders. Bulgaria is following WHO and ECDC guidance on threat mitigation. Entry ban: U.S. citizens are still prohibited from entering Bulgaria unless they meet one of the exceptions to this entry ban.  The Bulgarian government ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location: Bulgaria, Sofia Security Alert: Ongoing Protest Activity in Downtown Sofia, July 11-16, 2020   Various political groups are currently protesting and counter-protesting in and around the Council of Ministers.  It is anticipated that recurring protests and counter-protests in the area will continue until at least July 16, 2020. U.S. citizens are recommended to avoid ...
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Breeze 2020 – Annual Naval Exercise of Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast

The U.S. and Bulgaria are proud to be together for Breeze 2020. This annual naval exercise of Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast will involve 27 vessels, 9 aircraft, and 2,413 sailors from ten countries (Bulgaria, Belgium, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Spain, Romania, US, Turkey, and France). Breeze 2020 will improve the military readiness of all participants. The ...
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Ambassador Mustafa Meets Several Young Political Leaders

Ambassador Mustafa met  with several impressive young political leaders. Although they come from different parties, they all share a common passion: Bulgaria!  With this in mind, they discussed encouraging young people to get involved politically, the importance of engaging voters locally, and ways our two countries can work together, we have forged a strong partnership ...
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