Bulgarian President to Honor Anti-Defamation League Centennary

Diplomacy | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 08:12|  views

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev. Photo by BGNES

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is on an official trip to the US to take part in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Anti-Defamation League Tuesday.

The celebration will take place at a gala dinner in Washington, DC in the presence of representatives of the White House, the US Congress, NGOs and religious communities.

Plevneliev's participation in the event is also seen as part of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews in World War II.

Tuesday the Bulgarian President will also take part at a discussion on "Transatlantic Relations in a New Era," co-organized by the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, the Johns Hopkins University, and the US German Marshall Fund.

Wednesday Plevneliev will give a lecture on the future of the EU, organized by the US European Institute.

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Tags: rescue of Bulgarian Jews, World War II, Rosen Plevneliev, US, Anti-Defamation League, White House, EU


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