Remarks by Richard Nephew, U.S. State Department Coordinator on Global Anti-Corruption

03/21/2023 Remarks by Richard Nephew, U.S. State Department Coordinator on Global Anti-Corruption, at Bulgaria’s Summit for Democracy Cohort about Anti-Corruption and National Security Thank you for the invitation, and I’m sorry I’m not able to join you today for what promises to be an impressive gathering on a critical topic. Let me first congratulate the ...
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2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Bulgaria – Executive Summary

2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Bulgaria EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Bulgaria is a constitutional republic governed by a freely elected unicameral National Assembly. A coalition government headed by a prime minister led the country for seven months; a caretaker government, appointed by the president, led the country for the rest of the year. National Assembly ...
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Ambassador Mustafa was honored to receive the Order of the Madara Horseman from President Radev

Ambassador Mustafa was honored to receive the Order of the Madara Horseman from President Radev on 28 February 2023.  In her remarks, she congratulated the Bulgarian people for the remarkable progress the country has achieved over the past several years, and expressed her lasting appreciation of Bulgaria’s natural beauty, rich history and culture, and kindhearted people.
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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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U.S. Security Cooperation With Bulgaria

FACT SHEET BUREAU OF POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS OCTOBER 31, 2022 For more than 15 years, the United States and the Republic of Bulgaria have enjoyed a robust security partnership as treaty Allies, with a shared commitment to the security of the Balkans, Eastern Mediterranean, and Black Sea regions. The United States works closely with Bulgaria on ...
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The Academy of Women Entrepreneurs Empowers Bulgarian Women

November 10, 2022 In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022, the Embassy is proud to highlight the amazing work being done by alumni of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs in Bulgaria. Follow us on Facebook to learn about these inspiring Bulgarian women. The State Department established the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in 2019 to ...
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Russia’s War on Ukraine: Almost a Year of Lies, Implemented

October 24, 2022   “Every day we fight so that everyone on the planet finally understands: we are not a colony, not an enclave, not a protectorate. Not a gubernia, an eyalet or a crown land, not a piece of a foreign empire, not a ‘part of the land’, not a union republic. Not an ...
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Statement by the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria

The U.S. Embassies in Bulgaria and Macedonia welcome the approval of the draft Bulgaria-Macedonia friendship agreement.  The agreement acknowledges the close ties between the countries and celebrates a will by both sides to enhance cooperation in the interest of their citizens.  Such engagement sets an encouraging example for resolving issues between neighbors and enhances political ...
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