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International Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

On Sunday Bulgaria’s next top lawyers presented arguments on highly contentious issues of public international law at the Supreme Court of Cassation and we are impressed! Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, and American University in Bulgaria teams participated in the international Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. “Each team put ...
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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Country-Specific Information: Bulgaria has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Bulgaria is following WHO and ECDC guidance on threat mitigation. Entry and Exit Requirements: There are no new restrictions or requirements, though the MFA is advising Bulgarian citizens to avoid travel to China unless absolutely necessary. Travelers arriving from China are subject to ...
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Statement by the U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy appreciates the efforts of the Government of Bulgaria to oppose the so-called Lukov March and ensure public calm. General Hristo Lukov was a Nazi supporter who promoted hate and injustice. While the Embassy fully supports the democratic principles of free speech and assembly, we condemn xenophobia, hate speech, or incitements to violence ...
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Ambassador Herro Mustafa Visits Haskovo

Ambassador Herro Mustafa visited Haskovo on February 21 to speak at the school where Nelly Genova, our “Ambassador for a Day” competition winner, studies. Ambassador Mustafa met with the Nelly’s friends and teachers, the school’s principle Deyan Yanev, and our Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at the school, Deena Whitwam. The Ambassador also took Nelly to ...
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Alert: Annual Lukov and No to Nazis on Our Streets Marches

Event:  All US citizens and their family members are advised to avoid the areas impacted by the annual Lukov March and a counter-march, both planned for Saturday, February 22, 2020.  The first march starts at 1:00 pm, but we advise staff and families to avoid the area from noon.  The “No to Nazis on our ...
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