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United States announces new Foreign Military Financing to support Bulgarian military modernization and regional defense

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2022 United States announces new Foreign Military Financing to support Bulgarian military modernization and regional defense The Embassy is pleased to announce that the Congress of the United States has approved nearly $40 million in additional Foreign Military Financing for Bulgaria. This funding is intended to assist in modernizing Bulgaria’s ...
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Diversity Visa (DV) Program – 2024

October 5, 2022 Diversity Visa (DV) Program – 2024 The Department of State announced the beginning of the Diversity Visa 2024 Program (DV-2024). The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) each year, drawn from random selection among all entries, to persons who meet strict eligibility requirements from countries with ...
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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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