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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Last updated:  [10/03/22] COVID-19 Information *** As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air ...
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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central and Eastern Europe Robin Dunnigan Visits Bulgaria to Reinforce Bilateral Partnership

For immediate release September 7, 2022 Robin Dunnigan, the State Department’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central and Eastern Europe in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, is visiting Sofia over the period 7-9 September to engage her Bulgarian interlocutors on issues concerning tackling corruption, strengthening rule of law, preventing human trafficking, and increasing border ...
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U.S. Ambassador Jim O’Brien’s Visit to Sofia, August 30-31, 2022

For immediate release August 30, 2022 U.S. Ambassador Jim O’Brien, Head of the Office of Sanctions Coordination at the U.S. Department of State, will visit Sofia on August 30 – 31, 2022. Ambassador O’Brien will meet with counterparts in the Bulgarian government and members of the international business community to discuss fostering a transparent and ...
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Alert: Demonstration Activity in Sofia – Monday, 29 August 2022

Demonstration: A demonstration is expected to occur at the Council of Ministers building beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 29, 2022.  Current information suggests this demonstration will be held daily starting August 29 and lasting until September 08, 2022. One thousand to two thousand participants are expected to demonstrate in front of the Council ...
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Ukraine’s Independence Day

Ukraine’s Independence Day 08/24/2022 09:57 AM EDT   Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Ukraine on their Independence Day, the commemoration of the date in 1991 when Ukraine officially left the Soviet Union and became a sovereign, democratic country. What should be ...
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