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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Security Alert: Demonstration Activity in Progress in Downtown Sofia, January 24, 2021 Various political groups are demonstrating in the vicinity of government offices in downtown Sofia, currently around the Council of Ministers building. U.S. citizens are recommended to avoid the areas impacted by demonstration activities for the duration of the events. According to media reports, ...
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Statement from Ambassador Mustafa

Statement from Ambassador Mustafa: I have always been proud of the strength of American democracy, and the peaceful transfer of power through fair elections is at the heart of that democracy. January 6 was a dark day for the United States. The horrific scenes we witnessed in Washington, DC were a violent attempt to subvert ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Air Travel Sofia Flights Information

To assist U.S. citizens considering departure from Bulgaria, the U.S. Embassy in Sofia will share information we receive from airlines regarding flights currently operating from Sofia airport.  Please be advised that this information is subject to change at short notice. Monday, January 4, 2021 1/ HELY AIR – Athens 05:30 (departed) 2/ Austrian Airlines – ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Air Travel Sofia Flights Information

To assist U.S. citizens considering departure from Bulgaria, the U.S. Embassy in Sofia will share information we receive from airlines regarding flights currently operating from Sofia airport.  Please be advised that this information is subject to change at short notice. Monday, December 21, 1/ Austrian Airlines – Vienna 06:00 (departed) 2/ Wizz Air – Dortmund ...
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Statement by the Embassy of the United States in Bulgaria

The United States of America supports Bulgaria’s efforts to protect its sovereignty and security, including the announcement today to expel a Russian embassy official for conducting espionage.  We have in recent weeks and months seen too many examples of Russian officials carrying out aggressive actions, from espionage in Bulgaria to poisoning opponents both at home ...
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