Bulgaria: Visit by Malcolm Rifkind, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, to Bulgaria, September 1982
1 January 1982
A file of correspondence and reports concerning Anglo-Bulgarian relations, focussing on a visit to Bulgaria by Malcolm Rifkind, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. The documents cover the administrative arrangements for the visit; the programme for the visit, which will include a visit to the Plovdiv trade fair and a visit to the People's Palace of Culture; and the arrangements for meetings with leading Bulgarian politicians, including Petar Mladenov, the foreign minister, and the deputy ministers Marii Ivanov and Lyuben Gotsev. Other documents in the file include the proposed agenda for talks on Anglo-Bulgarian political, economic, cultural, and consular relations, and on international matters such as the conference on European security and disarmament. The file also covers requests for the preparation of briefs; a proposed press release; and discussions on ministerial visits to Eastern Europe planned for 1982.
trade united kingdom bulgaria publicity cultural relations diplomatic relations disarmament international relations romania official visits trade exhibitions visas Anglo-Bulgarian relations international conferences anglo-romanian relations british foreign policy Plovdiv Petar Mladenov Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (C.S.C.E.) David Trefgarne Malcolm Rifkind Marii Ivanov Lyuben Gotsev