site.btaToday's Observances: September 26
- European Day of Languages.
On this date in Bulgarian history:
1947: Diplomatic relations with the Netherlands are restored. Established June 8, 1909, at legation level, promoted to embassy level April 11, 1968.
1990: Bulgaria joins European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations.
2002: Cabinet approves Bulgaria's position on Energy chapter in EU membership talks, including decommissioning of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant's Units 3 and 4.
2002: In New York, Bulgarian Brady bonds are swapped for global Eurobonds. Face value of Bulgaria's foreign debt is reduced by USD 107 million.
2003: Parliament ratifies Protocol with 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution.