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Ambassador Mustafa Presented Summer Work and Travel Participants with Their American Visas

Ambassador Herro Mustafa today had the pleasure to give visas to students, who are going to participate in this year’s Summer Work and Travel Program. Since 2000, more than 120,000 Bulgarian students have participated in the Summer Work and Travel program and by representing Bulgaria in the United States, have contributed to the strengthening of ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Mustafa at “Rule of Law and the Business Environment in Bulgaria” Conference, January 20, 2023

Remarks of Ambassador Mustafa “Rule of Law and the Business Environment in Bulgaria” Conference January 20, 2023 Sofia Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, Minister Zarkov, my friends, Ambassadors from Italy, France, Chargé from Germany, Ambassadors Meyer and Zarra, Deputy Head of Mission Röken, Mr. Matthew Murray, and Olivier Marquette. I am honored to have you ...
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The United States and Bulgaria Celebrate 120 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Join us in celebrating the 120th anniversary of U.S. – Bulgarian diplomatic relations this year! Relations between Bulgaria and the United States were first formally established in 1903, and on January 12, 1912, the United States opened our first U.S. Consular Agency in Bulgaria. To mark the occasion Ambassador Mustafa met with Foreign Minister Milkov ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Activity at U.S. Embassy – Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Event:  From 1100 to 1800 hours on Tuesday, January 10, Ataka, a Bulgarian nationalist political party, plans to protest the anniversary of allied forces bombings in Sofia during World War II. Demonstration organizers notified the embassy of a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Sofia, consisting of approximately 60-70 demonstrators.  The Embassy does not anticipate disruptions to ...
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Opening Statement of Kenneth Merten Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria Senate Foreign Relations Committee, November 29, 2022

Opening Statement of Kenneth Merten Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria Senate Foreign Relations Committee   November 29, 2022 Thank you, Chairwoman Shaheen, Ranking Member Portman, and distinguished members of the Committee. I am honored and humbled to appear before you today as President Biden’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Bulgaria. Thank ...
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