Bulgaria's Interior Minister on Official Visit to US

Diplomacy | November 7, 2011, Monday // 08:06|  views

Bulgaria's Deputy PM and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, is going to meet a number of high-ranking American security, intelligence and law enforcement officials in the frame of his trip to US. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, is leaving Monday on an official trip to the US.

The news was reported by the Interior Ministry press center.

The Chief of the Main Directorate for the Fight against Organized Crime (GDBOP), Stanimir Florov, is also part of the delegation.

The agenda includes meetings with the Directors of FBI and CIA, Robert Mueller and Leon Panetta, and with Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States.

According to the press release, the delegation also has planned meetings with John Brennan, Chief Counterterrorism Advisor to President Barack Obama, Howard Schmidt, Cyber-Security Coordinator of the Obama Administration, operating in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, Janet Napolitano, United States Secretary of Homeland Security, William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, and with William Burns, Deputy Secretary of State.

In a Saturday interview for Darik radio, Tsvetanov said he was hoping to negotiate in the frame of the trip the visit to Bulgaria of the FBI head by the end of the year.

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Tags: Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, US, official visit, GDBOP, Stanimir Florov, FBI, CIA, Robert Mueller, Leon Panetta, Eric Holder, Janet Napolitano, John Brennan, Howard Schmidt, William Brownfield, William Burns


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