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Alert: Message for U.S. Citizens: Labor Union Demonstration, Road Blockades

Events:  On Tuesday, September 19, 2023, there will be a labor union demonstration and procession beginning between Oborishte street and the Council of Ministers in downtown Sofia by 12:00.  This is an unfolding event; all times and routes are approximate. Bulgarian authorities report organizers expect five thousand (5,000) participants. The demonstration may employ the use of up to ... Read More»

U.S. Donates Cyber Defense Center to Bulgaria

September 14, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Donates Cyber Defense Center to Bulgaria On September 14, 2023, Chargé d’Affaires Andrea Brouillette-Rodriguez was delighted to join Defense Minister Todor Tagarev in inaugurating the opening of Bulgaria’s new Cyber Defense Center in Sofia, the first of its kind in Bulgaria. The project, valued at $12 million, is ... Read More»

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Remarks to the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) “The Power and Purpose of American Diplomacy

SPEECH ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 13, 2023   SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank you. Good morning, everyone. AUDIENCE: Good morning. SECRETARY BLINKEN: Dean Steinberg, Jim, thank you for the honor of joining the SAIS community to help inaugurate this truly magnificent new home. Jim has contributed so much over his remarkable career, ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Major Events in Downtown Sofia, August 24, 2023

Event: The following events will occur today in downtown Sofia: 16:00 – Gathering in the city garden for Ukraine’s Independence Day. There is a procession planned for 19:00 to 20:30, starting from “Vazrazhdane” garden, along “Alexander Stamboliyski” Blvd. through the pedestrian zone of “St. Nedelya” church, along “Saborna” street, ending in the city garden. Following the procession, ... Read More»

U.S. Advisor to Support Ministry of Defense with F-16 Implementation

August 24, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Advisor to Support Ministry of Defense with F-16 Implementation The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the arrival of a U.S. funded, F-16 Program Advisor at the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense. The advisor will assist the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense and the Bulgarian Air Force in implementing its ... Read More»