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Presidential Proclamation – Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2016

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA With courage and a love of country that knows no limits, America’s men and women in uniform exemplify patriotism at its core – stepping into harm’s way to protect our people and to safeguard the ideals that have long sustained our democracy.  Those who serve under ...
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CBP Commissioner Kerlikowske on a Visit to Sofia

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske met with Ambassador Rubin and DCM Strong at the start of his two day trip to Sofia.  Ambassador Rubin encouraged Commissioner Kerlikowske to explore potential areas of CBP assistance and cooperation to the Government of Bulgaria’s border law enforcement efforts during his meetings ...
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Ambassador Rubin Opens New Kitchen and Dining Facility

U.S. Ambassador Eric Rubin took part in the opening of a new dining facility for the children at Hristo Botev Primary School in the village of Lopyan, Etropole Municipality. The new kitchen and dining room was built with the help of the U.S. Embassy in Sofia Office of Defense Cooperation, which invested over 300,000 leva ...
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International Space Camp

Are you ready for the challenge of a lifetime and the chance to experience the ultimate adventure? To experience real-world applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles by flying pilot simulated space missions, rocket launches and testing your mettle in engineering design challenges?  The U.S. Embassy in Sofia is now accepting applications for ...
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Ambassador Rubin – AUBG Commencement Speech

Good morning class of 2016!  I am so happy to be here with you today.  And President Kulinski, thank you for that very warm welcome. Dear Graduates of the Class of 2016, distinguished guests, parents, and members of the faculty, Chairman Manov, Minister Mitov, Ambassador Potodorova, President Kulinski, members of the Faculty, Borad of Trustees, ...
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