Official Inauguration of the Maritime Coordination Center in Varna

We celebrate the Bulgarian Navy and the military’s official inauguration of the Maritime Coordination Center in Varna, which is an important step towards greater NATO and regional cooperation in the Black Sea region. The Ambassadors of Georgia, Romania, and the United States were invited by Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov, Admiral Emil Eftimov, and Rear Admiral ... Read More»

U.S. Department of State Official Diplomatic Blog Praises Bulgaria As a Reliable NATO Ally

The U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of State Official Blog DipNote praises Bulgaria as an ally on which America can depend. The Department of State DipNote states that the Republic of Bulgaria and the United States have cultivated a relationship that is a paradigm of the close ties America enjoys ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Sofia Statement on Congressional Notification of Bulgaria F-16 Purchase

June 4, 2019 U.S. law requires the executive branch to notify Congress of potential arms transfers to NATO allies that exceed $50 million.  Bulgaria’s planned acquisition of eight F-16s falls in this category. Yesterday’s Congressional Notification was routine and we do not anticipate Congressional objections. Notifications are a matter of public record.  It is important ... Read More»

Ambassador Rubin’s Remarks – Atlantic Council NATO at 70

Former Foreign Minister Dr. Solomon Passy The Atlantic Club Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krassimir Karakachanov NATO Assistant Secretary General Dr. Antonio Missiroli Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen Good morning. I wish to thank Solomon and The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria for hosting ... Read More»

Ambassador Rubin Speeks at a Conference Dedicated to the 15th Anniversary of Bulgaria’s NATO Membership

On March 25th, 2019, Ambassador Eric Rubin joined former Bulgarian presidents Petar Stoyanov and Rosen Plevneliev, former Bulgarian Prime Minister Ivan Kostov and British Ambassador to Bulgaria Emma Hopkins at the conference “NATO Membership –a Key to the European Union.”  The event was organized by the Atlantic Council of Bulgaria on the occasion of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Rubin’s Remarks at Security Resilience Seminar

Marshall Center June 26, 2018  (as prepared) Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for welcoming me to this venue today. Herbert Salber, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Bulgaria, Dr. Matthew Rhodes, Director of Programs in Central and Southeast Europe, Distinguished Participants, Security Resiliency is a critical issue ... Read More»

Security Resilience in the Black Sea Region Seminar

About 40 local and foreign professionals discussed in Sofia issues related to security resilience in the Black Sea region during an international seminar organized by George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies. The ambassadors of the United States and Germany opened the event, as representatives of the two partnering countries which established the Marshall Center ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Speech to Atlantic Club: “The U.S. – Bulgaria Partnership”

April 7, 2016 “The U.S. – Bulgaria Partnership” Thank you very much, Your Majesty, Madam Deputy Prime Minister, Excellencies, friends, members of the Atlantic Club, members of the press. Thank you all so much for coming, thank you for this very warm welcome.  Бих искал да благодаря на правителството и народа на България за много ... Read More»
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